SOMEONE SAW A SPIDER: SPIDER FACTS AND FOLKTALES.

By: Climo, Shirley.

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Book Condition: Fine


133 pp, 9 1/4" H. Charming b&w illustrations throughout. "Spiders were spinning silk and weaving webs before mammals, before birds, even before insects appeared on earth. Early man scratched pictures of spiders on the walls of his cave, and from the ancient myth of Arachne to the present, spiders have been the subject of many a folktale and the object of many a superstition. In these pages are to be found tales from around the world - Japan, Africa, Portugal, Scotland, Russia, America - of spiders crafty and magical, foolish and kind. You will also find fascinating facts about how spiders live, as well as some of the beliefs that spiders have inspired." Dust jacket is price-clipped, has minor edge wear/wrinkling, minor rubbing, a few wrinkles in laminate on spine.

Title: SOMEONE SAW A SPIDER: SPIDER FACTS AND FOLKTALES.

Author Name: Climo, Shirley.

Illustrator: Dirk Zimmer.

Categories: Childrens, Myths, Legends & Fantasy, Natural History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell: 1985

ISBN Number: 0690044356

ISBN Number 13: 9780690044355

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 27758

Keywords: Spiders, Tarantulas, Ashanti, Aunt Nancy, Daddy Longlegs, Mythology, Anansi, North Carolina, Superstitions, Weather, Arachnids, Weaving, Spinning, Minerva, Cobwebs, Webs, Robert Bruce, Mohammed, Portugal, American Indian, Russian, Scottish, Moslem.,