Spiders - References
Children's Annotated Books
- Bayley, N. (1984). El gato araña. Barcelona: Editorial Lumen, S.A.
- This story explores the life of a garden spider, spinning its web, trapping its prey.
- Carle, E. (1984). The very busy spider. New York: Philomel Books.
- Well illustrated, this book shows the sequence of how a web is built.
- Dallinger, J. (1981). Spiders. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications.
- This contains good pictures of spiders and their webs.
- Daly, K. N. (1977). A childŐs book of insects. New York: Doubleday and Company.
- This contains pictures of insects to compare with those of spiders.
- Holloway, J., & Harper, C. (1990). Concept science: Spiders are animals. Clevland, OH: Modern Curriculum Press.
- Hopf, A. L. (1990). Spiders. New York: Cobblehill Books, E. P. Dutton.
- This contains life photographs of spiders, as well as types of spiders.
- Lexau, J. (1979). The spider makes a web. New York: Hastings House.
- This tells how spiders spin webs.
- McDermott, G. (1972). Anansi the spider: A tale from Ashanti. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
- This is a folk tale about spider and his son.
- McNulty, F. (1986). The lady and the spider. New York: Harper and Row.
- A spider lives in a lettuce head and comes close to being put down the drain, but is released by the lady.
- Moon, C. & B. (1983). Look at a spider. San Diego: The Wright Group.
- This addresses characteristics of spiders, web building and life cycle.
- Patent, D. H. (1982). Spider magic. New York: Holiday House.
- This contains good black-and-white pictures of spiders, their eggs and webs.
- Petty, K. (1985). Spiders. London: Franklin Watts.
- This contains good pictures of different spiders, as well as a sequence of pictures of web building.
- Woodman, J. (1988). La araña despistada. Spain: Europa Ediciones, S. A., Brimax Books Limited.
- This is a fantasy story about a spider. It doesnŐt give information about spiders, but it is a good story for
Teacher Resource Books
- Conklin, G. (1972). Tarantula: The giant spider. New York: Holiday House.
- This book contains information about tarantulas.
- Martin, L. (1988). Tarantulas. Vero Beach, FL: Pourke Enterprises.
- This volume contains good big, colored pictures of tarantulas.
- Morrill, L. (1979). Black widow spider, danger. New York: Holiday House.
- This describes black rs. Eyewitness Juniors. New York: Alfred A.
- Text and photographs introduce fish-eating spiders, spitting spiders and banana spiders.
- Rosen, E. (1968). Spiders are spinners. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
- This is an informative book about spiders done in rhyme.
- Victor, J. B. (1979). Tarantula. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company.
- This is a complete book of tarantulas from characteristics, to molting, to webs.