by Sy Montgomery
you know that a tarantula smells with its feet and has its stomach in
its head? Did you know it spins a special mat for itself just before
it sheds its skin? That’s not all! Come join author Sy Montgomery
as she follows arachnologist (spider scientist) Sam Marshall tromping
around in the rainforest of French Guiana. You'll study tarantulas'
habitat, diet, love life, and body parts! (Are their fangs the most
great photos, this book will make you laugh and shiver! The author writes
with a friendly voice that invites you to become a part of the expedition.
When you finish, you will feel like you have made a some new friends!
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