Synopses & Reviews
Make family reading a regular and cherished activity with The Very Busy Spider and READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER, a nationwide movement developed by Penguin Random House in partnership with Parents magazine.
Over 50 million people have fallen in love with The Very Busy Spider Now parents and educators alike can introduce this beloved character to younger readers with this picture book by Eric Carle, creator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
Early one morning a little spider blown by the wind spins her web on a farm yard fence post. One by one, the animals of the nearby farm try to distract her, yet the busy little spider keeps diligently at her work. When she is done, she is able to show everyone that not only is her creation quite beautiful, it is also quite useful
Don't miss READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER week in July and be sure to celebrate the importance, and power, of the shared reading experience between an adult and a child.
Picture books in the READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER program are available at a low price for a limited time so that families everywhere can make the most of storytime. Other titles include:
- Horton Hears a Who (Dr. Seuss)
- Llama Llama Misses Mama (Anna Dewdney)
- Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things That Go (Richard Scarry)
- The Little Engine That Could (Watty Piper)
- The Very Busy Spider (Eric Carle)