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Hair-Shooting Tarantulas and Other Weird Spiders (I Like Weird Animals!)
Read how tarantulas defend themselves with their own spikey hairs. Did you know that theres a type of spider that looks like bird droppings? Learn all about weird spiders in this great addition to the I LIKE WEIRD ANIMALS! series. Stunning full-color photographs and easy text make this science reader a great choice for any elementary library.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Enslow Elementary
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This was a really amazing book. K read this to me before bedtime and surprisingly he didn't freak out.
This book was filled with different kinds of spiders (some of them I have never heard or seen before) we got to learn some more cool facts. We also got to look at some really cool and freaky spider pictures. Did you know that there is a spider named a bird-dropping spider? Yep there is, and it looks like bird poop! Say WHAT!!! K thought that was so funny along with the Happy Face Spider. Now so ...more
Carmen Bredeson is the author of The Spindletop Gusher: The Story of the Texas Oil Boom. She has also written more than 50 non-fiction books for children on topics such as space, exploration, holidays, history and geology. She travels the world getting ideas for her books with her husband, a petroleum engineer. She lives in Katy, Texas.More about Carmen Bredeson
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