Adventures of Spider: West African Folktales by
Joyce Cooper Arkhurst.
Anansi stories, good for lessons on folktales.
Goes Fishing by Eric Kimmel.
Anansi the spider is tricked by a turtle.
Are You a Spider? by
Judy Allen and Tudor Humphries.
A simple book written to highlight the basic
characteristics of spiders.
Nice to Spiders by Margaret Bloom Graham.
What happens at the zoo when they clean out all the
spider webs? A classic book which teaches the good
that spiders do.
Do All Spiders Spin
Webs? by Melvin and Gilda Berger.
This book is filled with questions about spiders and
provides the answers. Best used as a reference
I Wonder What It's
Like to Be a Spider by Erin M. Hovanec.
Good factual information and photographs.
The Magic School Bus
Spins a Web by Joanna Cole.
Ms. Frizzle's class learns all about spiders!
Miss Spider Book
suited for young children.
Spiders by Gail
Contained in this book are lots of spider facts and
Spiders Are Not
Insects (Rookie Read-About Science) by Allan Fowler.
Simple information accompanies great photographs of
different types of spiders.
Spider's Lunch: All
About Garden Spiders by Joanna Cole.
Touches on topics of catching prey in webs, laying eggs,
and spiderlings ballooning off to new homes.
A factual book on this hairy spider.
Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle.
Engaging story for young children with repetitive text.