Deadly Spiders

From the Series Crazy Creepy Crawlers

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

With their unique ability to spin silk that is stronger than steel, spiders make cunning traps as well as beautiful webs. This book brings you up close to these brilliant engineers, aerial acrobats, and super-successful predators. Discover the trap-door spider that can pull 38 times its own weight, the diving bell spider that lives its whole life in water, the bird-dropping spider that is a master of disguise, and more! Learn some fascinating secrets about the world’s most interesting—and deadly—spiders. You’ll never look at your eight-legged friends the same way again!

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Science
Category Animals
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Hungry Tomato ®
Imprint Hungry Tomato ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-01-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.3
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF003120, JNF051050
Dewey 595.4/4
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1040
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187044
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents

Author: Matt Turner

Illustrator: Santiago Calle


Kirkus Reviews

“Turner offers titillating assortments of [Tiny Creepy Crawlers], Deadly Spiders, Extraordinary Insects, and Flying Creepy Crawlers. . . . Suitable browsing for fans of all things crazy, creepy, and crawly.”—Kirkus Reviews