100 Facts Spiders by Camilla De la Bedoyere
  

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100 Facts Spiders by Camilla De la Bedoyere

100 Facts Spiders is bursting with fascinating images, fun activities and exactly 100 amazing facts. Children will learn everything they need to know about these eight-legged creatures. 100 Facts Spiders includes key topics about many species of arachnids with exciting numbered facts. Each fact is accompanied by beautiful illustrations and photographs, which add visual meaning to the information for kids. This is a fantastic spider book for kids aged 7+ who are intrigued by these creepy crawlies. Essential topics covered in 100 Facts Spiders: - All of the species in the arachnid family including tarantulas- Making silk threads and building a web - Their constant battle for survival and catching prey by stealth Examples of 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: - Female spiders are usually bigger than males. If a male tries to mate with a female who isn't interested in him, or who has already mated, she may treat him like prey and swiftly eat him! - If a young spider loses a leg or two after being attacked, it can grow new ones!- Brazilian wandering spiders have the largest venom glands of all spiders. They have enough venom to kill 225 mice. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive include: - Make some creepy crawlies from an egg carton and pipe cleaners. Use coloured pens to decorate- Quiz question: What are a spider's silken threads made of?- Ask an adult to prepare a meal that you can eat using your fingers. Wearing a blindfold, see if you can identify each food using only your senses of touch, taste and smell Author: Camilla de la BedoyereConsultant: Steve ParkerPages: 48Age: 7+Dimensions: 9 X12Format: Paperback with holographic foilISBN: 9781848104501

About the Author

Camilla de la Bedoyere was a teacher for 10 years before she became a full-time non-fiction author. She studied Zoology and Geology at Bristol University, and has subsequently written or edited more than 200 books for children and adults, many of which aim to explain and explore the natural world and our relationship with it Camilla is a specialist literacy teacher at a London high school, developing reading skills and encouraging a love of learning through books.

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Paperback
48 pages

Author

Camilla De la Bedoyere
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Publisher

Miles Kelly Publishing Ltd

Publication date

28th February 2011

ISBN

9781848104501


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