About Arachnids: A Guide for Children
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About Arachnids: A Guide for Children (About... A Guide for Children)

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Young readers will love this first glimpse into the creepy, crawly, complex world of spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks in this latest title in the About. . .series.Author Cathryn Sill explains in easy-to-understand language what arachnids are, how they live, what they eat, and how they reproduce. Wildlife painter John Sills' detailed realistic illustrations reflect the...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published March 1st 2003 by Peachtree Publishers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Katelyn Warner
* Nonfiction
* Illustrations are watercolors, rather than photographs
* This book is good for the classroom library
* Students love the look of the creatures and short, informational text
* Gives a longer outline/description of each page in the back for students who want a more in depth description of something they read
guide for young children who are interested in spiders...additional information given to adults at the end of the book..realistic illustrations
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Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.
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