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.
pages, 9" x 11", 2009, paperbound
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.
learn more about Melissa, please visit www.melissa-stewart.com.
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!
learn more about John, please visit www.johnhimmelman.com