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Scholastic Nonfiction, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
18 Reviews
Nic Bishop's signature up-close, stop-action photographs show spiders larger than life.

For the first to third grade set, spiders are fascinating and suitably gruesome, especially when looked at in EXTREME close-up. Amazing images show the beauty and otherworldliness of spiders. Simple, engaging text conveys basic information about spiders as well as cool and quirky facts. One stop-action montage shows a spider leaping twenty times its body length!

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The photographs in this book are incredible! - Goodreads
The pictures are vivid, up close, and very life-like. - Goodreads
Nic Bishop's photography is stunning and impressive. - Goodreads
The pictures are so vibrant and full of bold colors. - Goodreads
This book is an introduction to spiders! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Janet - Goodreads

Highlighted with vivid photographs of Spiders, Nic Bishop provides the reader with an incredible amount of information about spiders. The main idea on each page is printed in a larger font which would ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cameron Thompson - Goodreads

Great book for a science lesson on spiders. I think that this book would work best in a 1st-4th grade classroom. There was a lot of interesting pictures in it with many facts that I didn't even know ... Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Nic Bishop is the author and photographer of many award-winning books for children, including RED-EYED TREE FROG; CHAMELEON, CHAMELEON; NIC BISHOP SPIDERS; and most recently, NIC BISHOP LIZARDS. He has a doctorate in biological sciences and a passionate interest in many of the smaller animals on our planet. Originally from New Zealand, Nic lives in Michigan. Visit him online at www.nicbishop.com.

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