Spiders in Your Neighborhood: A Field Guide to Your Local Spider Friends, Revised and Expanded

Spiders in Your Neighborhood: A Field Guide to Your Local Spider Friends, Revised and Expanded
Paperback, 5 x 7, 80 pages.
ISBN: 9781597145770.

By Pat Stadille

Spiders! Scary? Maybe. Cool? Definitely. Author Pat Stadille used to be terribly afraid of these eight-legged daddies, until he started learning more about them. Now spiders are his best friends! Once you hear about their silky skills, hunting habits, and generally shy and gentle nature, you might feel the same way. Learn about jumpers, wolf spiders, tarantulas, the bird turd spider, and, of course, the black widow! This majorly expanded edition is bursting with new species and new spider science. Spiders in Your Neighborhood features detailed drawings and photos of the critters youll find, and sections on types of webs, how and where to discover spiders, spider anatomy, and common relatives. This edition also features guided science experiments for budding naturalists, and nature journalers will love Pats observation tips and drawing lessonsGrab a flashlight and your sleuthing kit, and join Pat “Spiderman” Stadille on a journey around your backyard that will leave you spinning with excitement.

About the Author

Pat Stadille

Pat Stadille

Patrick Stadille, science teacher and San Francisco Giants fan, is a yard saler and ukulele player when he’s not out looking for spiders, insects, and other interesting creatures. He holds a degree in zoology from the University of California, Berkeley. 

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