Synopses & Reviews
The modern classic about a sweet spider and her friends is now available for the first time in a Scholastic Bookshelf paperback version
"Miss Spider can't understand why insects flee in panic at her approach. Being a florivore herself, she only wants to invite them over for cakes and tea. The ironic air wafting through Kirk's rhymed tale will not be lost on young readers, and the insects in the big, brightly colored illustrations beear comically apprehensive expressions as they hastily depart . . . At last, Miss Spider is able to convince a rain-soaked moth of her good intentions . . . A sweet tale" --School Library Journal
Miss Spider is hosting a tea party, but what's a sociable spider to do when no one will accept her invitations? Readers of all ages will cheer for Miss Spider in this engaging tale now available in paperback. Full color.
Readers can count to twelve with Miss Spider as she looks for insect friends to play with.
Wanting desperately to make friends with the insects in her neighborhood, Miss Spider is saddened when the fireflies, bees, beetles, and others are too afraid to come to her home for tea, but when a dangerous event takes place and she saves a local fly, everyone's opinion of Miss Spider is forever changed. Reprint.
About the Author
Kirk has studied painting for more than twenty years, starting in junior high school. A graduate of the Cleveland Art Institute, his bold palette and unique style are influenced by everything from nineteenth century academic painting to 1930s animation. Mr. Kirk lives in upstate New York with his wife, Kathy, and his daughters, Violet, Primrose, and Wisteria.