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The Tarantula Scientist
By Nic Bishop (photographer), Nic Bishop (illustrator) and Sy Montgomery
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date March 23, 2004
Pages 80
Binding Hardcover
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618147991
ISBN-10 0618147993
Dimensions 0.50 by 11 by 9 in.
Weight 1.35 lbs.
Original list price $18.00
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Readers can follow Sam Marshall, a spider scientist, as he explores the dense rain forest of French Guiana, knocking on the doors of tarantula burrows and trying to get a closer look at these incredible creatures.
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Hardcover
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from Houghton Mifflin (March 23, 2004)
9780618147991 | details & prices | 80 pages | 11.00 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.35 lbs | List price $18.00
About: Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780553285109
 
With Kenneth Robeson | Reissue edition from Bantam Books (May 1, 1990); titled "Doc Savage"
9780553285109 | details & prices | List price $4.95
This edition also contains Doc Savage, The Tarantula Scientist
Miscellaneous
Book cover for 9780547530055
 
from Houghton Mifflin (October 1, 2007)
9780547530055 | details & prices | List price $7.95
This edition also contains The Tarantula Scientist
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780606106801
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (December 5, 2008)
9781439580790 | details & prices | 80 pages | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | List price $16.95
This edition also contains The Tarantula Scientist, The Tarantula Scientist
About: A Sibert Honor Book An ALA Notable Book A John Burroughs Nature Book for Young Readers A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year A 2005 Outstanding Science Trade Book for K–12 A Kirkus Reviews Editor’s Choice List * “Superb color photos abound in this spectacular series addition.
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 2007)
9780606106801 | details & prices | 11.25 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 1.40 lbs | List price $20.85
This edition also contains The Tarantula Scientist, The Tarantula Scientist

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