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Annotation:"... the story of a little girl named Fern who loved a little pig named Wilbur-and of Wilbur's dear friend Charlotte A. Cavatica, a beautiful large grey spider who lived with Wilbur in the barn. With the help of Templeton, the rat who never did anything for anybody unless there was something in it for him, and by a wonderfully clever plan of her own, Charlotte saved the life of Wilbur, who by this time had grown up to quite a pig."
Annotation:"...covers everything from crawling spiders to burrowing beetles to growing grasshoppers. This collection of simple science experiments teaches children how to identify different insects and spiders, how insects grow, what their body parts do, and more. All 20 experiments are safe, easy to do, and make great science fair projects for kids fascinated with the weird world of these tiny creatures. -- Includes 20 full experiments, plus many more related projects and activities."
Annotation:A basic introduction to spiders, examining where they live, how they grow, what they eat, and the unique traits that help to define them, such as their ability to spin silk threads and webs.
Annotation:Buster, a walnut orb weaving spider, enlists the help of Jo Beth, one of a family of poisonous but friendly brown recluse spiders, to help stop humans who are stealing from the rare books room of the Boston Public Library, where the spiders live.