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Spiders and Scorpions: A Look Inside Series: 07/24/08
From birds to creepy crawlies, Sean is now interested in books about invertebrates. He started off with Spiders and Scorpions by P. D. Hillyard. It's part of the Look Inside Series.
The book's main selling point is its illustrations. They show cutaways of a tarantula and a scorpion labeled with the different parts of the anatomy.
Along with the pictures, the book has descriptions of the spider's and scorpion's biology and life cycle. The book describes how spiders weave webs and how scorpions can glow when exposed to blacklight.
As the creatures are drawings rather than photographs, they aren't as off putting as some of the invertebrate books I've read with Sean. The book is interesting and engaging, a good balance between text and diagrams.