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Hibbert, Clare, 1970- author

Spiders come in all kinds of shapes, sizes and colours - but why? Some camouflage themselves from predators or prey by disguising themselves ad flowers and even bird poo! Other spiders can walk on water and some can even dive below the surface. From spitting spiders and giant goliath bird-eating spiders to spiders that can run as fast as a person, plus all the amazing variety of webs they spin, discover some of the world's strangest arachnids and learn all about why they are so weird!

Book. English.
Published London: Franklin Watts, 2015
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Statement of responsibility: Clare Hibbert
ISBN: 1445138204, 9781445138206
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Originally published: 2011.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm.
Series: Really weird animals
Subject: Animals.; Non-Fiction 7+.; Spiders Juvenile literature.
Series Title: Really weird animals.

Author note

Clare specializes in non-fiction books for children of pre- and primary school age. Her favourite subjects are animals, history, art and culture. She has been shortlisted for the prestigious Aventis Junior Science Prize, and won a dozen Practical Pre-School Gold Awards. When she's not writing, Clare likes spending time with her family, taking long walks, going to the theatre and watching contemporary dance - her favourite dancer is Akram Khan.