Seymour Simon has been called ""the dean of the [children’s science] field” by
theNew York Times. Simon is the author of nearly 300 highly-praised science books, more than seventy-five of which have been named Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children by the National Science Teachers Association. His recent books include:
A Shipmate’s Guide to Our Solar System: EARTH;The Mighty Ants and Other Cases; and
Now updated, this classic book helps young readers learn about spiders with the latest information about the useful arachnids approved by the Smithsonian. Includes a glossary, index, Web sites, and more. Full color.