Eight-legged creatures related to insects, spiders are known for the silken webs they weave to catch their prey. You'll meet 12 different species in this little book, among them the spitting spider, pyramid orb-weaver, daddy longlegs, Apache jumper, black-and-yellow argiope, Goliath tarantula, and black widow. Each easy-to-read page tells you about a different spider — its physical characteristics, habits, and other data. There's also a blank space on the page to place an appropriate full-color sticker illustration. A great way to learn about these ancient and intriguing animals, this handy pocket guide can be used at home or in the classroom.