I Wonder Why Spiders Spin Webs by Amanda O'Neill


I Wonder Why Spiders Spin Webs by Amanda O'Neill

This highly popular and long-running series has been revamped for a new generation of readers, with a clean, crisp redesign and colourful covers. The series explores questions that young readers ask about the world around them in an unrivalled child-friendly style. The conversational format is perfect for delivering solid information in a natural, amusing and imaginative way. Designed to amuse and intrigue the young reader, this book combines cartoons with facts and simple analogies to provide an introduction to the world of creepy-crawlies asking questions such as: which beetle fires a spray gun?; can spiders kill people?; and, which insect tastes with its toes?


School Library Journal



't build on one another, thus adding to the erratic quality of their presentation. Each title has an index, but these books are unlikely resources for ready reference or reports, and it's doubtful that they will generate much demand.Melissa Gross, Beverly Hills Public Library, CA


About the Author

Amanda O'Neill has worked in education since 1976 and has been a freelance writer and editor since 1986. She has written books on a wide range of subjects, including many on the animal kingdom. Amanda lives in Leicestershire with her family, rescue cat Jess and a whole host of reptiles, bugs and other creatures.

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32 pages


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Publication date

21st February 2011



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