A Daddy Longlegs Isn't a Spider

Melissa Stewart
Illustrated by John Himmelman

ISBN: 978-0-89317-069-1
Order Number: WW-0691
Price: $8.95

Follow the daddy longlegs as she fends off predators, takes a windpowered trip down a river, deals with the changing seasons, and finds a safe place to lay her eggs. This story will teach and delight everyone who has met the resourceful and often misunderstood daddy longlegs.

32 pages, 9" x 11", 2009, paperbound

About the Author:
Melissa Stewart is an award-winning author of more than one hundred books for young readers. She has also written articles for such publications as Ask, Click, Highlights for Children, Odyssey, Ranger Rick, Science World, and The Writer. She serves on the board of advisors for the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children’s Science Writing Award. Melissa earned a B.S. in biology from Union College and an M.A. in science journalism from New York University. She lives in Acton, Massachusetts, with her husband, Gerard.

To learn more about Melissa, please visit www.melissa-stewart.com.

About the Illustrator:
John Himmelman is a children's book author, illustrator, and naturalist. He has written and illustrated nearly 70 books, many of them about the wild creatures encountered in North America. He lives with his wife in Killingworth, Connecticut, where he is fortunate to share his backyard with many daddy longlegs!

To learn more about John, please visit www.johnhimmelman.com


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