Aaaarrgghh, Spider!

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Egmont Books, Limited, Jul 28, 2016 - Spiders - 24 pages
A rip-roaring shout-aloud picture book about a spider who wants to be the family pet from the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard. Now in a gorgeous and durable smaller board book format with a luxury hardback cover, perfect for little hands.Spider wants to be a family pet. But the family whose house she lives in are terrified of her! Whenever she tries to show them what a great pet she would make, they just scream, "AAAARRGGHH, SPIDER!" A delightfully funny story all about fitting in, tolerance and making friends, vibrantly illustrated by the world-famous Lydia Monks.

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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 (2016)

Lydia Monks is an award-winning illustrator and author, known for her colourful picture books including I Wish I Were a Dog, Aaaarrgghh, Spider! and the Mungo Monkey series. She has is also the illustrator behind Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.

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