They’re creepy, they’re crawly, and they’re absolutely fascinating! Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon’s engaging narrative, combined with up–close, visually arresting photographs give the readers an insider’s look into the spiders’ world as they spin webs, capture prey, and mate. Find out how spiders are essential to the environment and why they don’t have to frighten you in this updated edition. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 6 to 8. It’s a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children.
Seymour Simon knows how to explain science to kids and make it fun. He was a teacher for more than twenty years, has written more than 250 books, and has won multiple awards.
This book includes an author's note, glossary, and index and supports the Common Core Learning Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) standards.