The Life Cycle of a Spider

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Ages 6 to 12 years. Millions of baby spiders burst out of egg sacs each day in every part of the world. This book describes the growth and development of these fascinating animals. Full-colour images of all kinds of spiders, from the common to the exotic, are included. Children will love learning about: the unique life cycle of different species of spiders; how spiders care for their young; differences between male and female spiders; how environmental damage affects the life cycle of a spider; how children can help spiders.
 

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4
In the
10
Shedding their coats
16
Spinning silk
22
Helping spiders
30
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Bobbie Kalman was born in Hungary in 1947. She escaped with her family to Austria during the Hungarian Revolution in 1956. The family spent several weeks there as refugees before immigrating to North America. Her book, Refugee Child, is based on this account. She has degrees in English, psychology and education, and has taught at both the elementary and secondary level. She has also worked as an educational assistant for several publishing companies. She is the author and publisher of over 800 books for children. Her books are sought after because she writes within specific curriculum needs, making the titles very popular in schools and public libraries. Her works include The Early Settler Life series, The Historic Communities series, The Native Nations of North America series, The Lands, Peoples, and Cultures series, and The Science of Living Things series.

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