Aaaarrgghh, Spider!

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Egmont, 2004 - Children's stories - 32 pages
All Spider wants is to be a family pet. But the family whose house he lives in are terrified of him. Whenever he tries to show them what a great pet he would make, they simply cry, 'Aaaarrgghh, Spider!'. Themes of tolerance and misunderstanding make key discussion points for children in this book.

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User Review  - Emackay24 - LibraryThing

A spider desperately wants to become a pet of the family that lives in his house, but they keep screaming and throwing her outside when she tries to show them all of her tricks. Read full review

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User Review  - TeresaCruz - LibraryThing

This book was fun to read! It shows how spiders can be misunderstood and all they want is to be loved (or so the book says). The story plays around with that fact and kids will love it! Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Lydia Monks is the illustrator behind the phenomenally successful, "What the Ladybird Heard," as well as "The Singing Mermaid," and "Sugarlump and the Unicorn," all authored by Julia Donaldson. She has also written and illustrated several books of her own, including "Babbit," "Eeeeek, Mouse!," and "Ooo, Ooo, Ooo Gorilla.

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