Scorpion Vs Tarantula by Isabel Thomas


Scorpion Vs Tarantula by Isabel Thomas

Don't Worry! No animals were harmed during the making of this series! Each title pits two exciting animals against each other, comparing their ability to hunt, defend themselves and survive against their predators in the wild. Each creature is awarded points in categories such as size and strength, camouflage and hunting skills in order to decide who would be champion if they ever did go head-to-head! The 'which is best?' format makes subjects such as habitats and food chains exciting and appealing to readers. It develops the reader's comparative and reasoning skills. It uses different text types to keep the reader interested. Each title contains an index, glossary and 'find out more' section to encourage further research.

About the Author

Isabel Thomas

ISABEL THOMAS is a science writer who has been shortlisted for the Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. She writes exciting non-fiction and fiction for children. When she's not writing, you'll find her experimenting, inventing, drawing, exploring and wearing out her library card. Her books include What You Need To Know Now, shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards. Isabel read Human Sciences at Oxford University, before working in journalism and children's publishing. She lives in Cambridge, where she's zookeeper to three young sons and a primary school governor.

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32 pages
Interest Age: 7-11 years


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Publication date

15th June 2007



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