Debunking myths about spiders, this book takes an extremely close look at creatures that have both fascinated and terrified humans.
An introduction explains what makes spiders unique. Then ten species are highlighted with incredible electron micrograph photographs and surprising facts. From diving bell spiders that live in bubbles underwater, to spitting spiders that shoot venomous wads of spit at their prey, to black widows and wolf spiders, this unusual book will intrigue readers and help dispel arachnophobia.
A companion to BUG SHOTS: The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly.
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"Face-out this arresting cover to lure and capture kids prowling around the 595s."—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books