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The Tarantula Scientist
By Nic Bishop (photographer) and Sy Montgomery
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Publication date October 1, 2007
Pages 80
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780618915774
ISBN-10 061891577X
Dimensions 0.25 by 11 by 8.75 in.
Original list price $9.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
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. An ALA Notable Book. Reprint.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
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. . . . This is a vivid look at an enthusiastic scientist energetically and happily at work. . . . A treat, even for arachnophobes.”—School Library Journal, starred review


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Paperback
Book cover for 9780553285109 Book cover for 9780618915774
 
The price comparison is for this edition
Reprint edition from Houghton Mifflin (October 1, 2007)
9780618915774 | details & prices | 80 pages | 11.00 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.95 lbs | List price $9.99
About: Describes the research that Samuel Marshall and his students are doing on tarantulas, including the largest spider on earth, the Goliath birdeating tarantula.
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
About: Book by Robeson, Kenneth
Miscellaneous
With Nic Bishop (other contributor) | 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
 
With Nic Bishop (other contributor) | 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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