A charming, richly illustrated, pocket-sized exploration of the world's spiders
Packed with surprising facts, this delightful and gorgeously designed book will beguile any nature lover. Expertly written and beautifully illustrated throughout with original artwork and color photographs, The Little Book of Spiders is an accessible and enjoyable mini reference book about the world's spiders, with examples drawn from across the globe. It fits an astonishing amount of information in a small package, covering a wide range of topics – from anatomy, diversity, and reproduction to habitat and conservation. It also includes curious facts and a section on spiders in myths, folklore, and modern culture around the world. The result is an irresistible guide to the amazing lives of spiders.
- A beautifully designed pocket-sized book with a foil-stamped cloth cover
- Features some 140 colour illustrations and photos
Simon D. Pollard is a spider biologist and award-winning natural history writer and photographer. He is an adjunct professor of science communication at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and has participated in spider research projects around the world. Tugce Okay is a natural history illustrator who works primarily with watercolours. Her work has appeared in many books and magazines.