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I'm Trying to Love Spiders

Cover: 'I'm Trying to Love Spiders'

Staff Review: "I'm Trying to Love Spiders" by Bethany Barton


For the record, I do not like spiders. However, I am trying to pass on a better view of them to my daughter. This book is very helpful for any young reader who would like to unmask the mystery of these sometimes creepy insects. The writing is simple so that anyone can learn about spiders in a fun way. Not only that, but the illustrations do a great job to support the facts of the book. My daughter had a lot of fun learning about different kinds of spiders, their webs, and how they survive. The author does a great job of drawing the reader into the subject through the fun way the facts are given. There are even some interactive pages asking the reader to squish the spider on the page! We had fun laughing and being silly while learning to give spiders a second chance. I recommend this book to anyone who is trying to love spiders themselves.

Audience: children | Genre: nonfiction

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