Spiders and Their Kin

A Golden Guide from St. Martin's Press

Herbert W. Levi, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, and Lorna R. Levi, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Nicholas Strekalovsky

Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press

1582381569

9781582381565

Trade Paperback

160 Pages

$6.95

CAD7.95

Request Desk Copy Request Exam Copy
This introduction to the diverse yet little-known world of spiders is packed with concise, accurate information. With full-color pictures and readable text, this guide identifies representative species and describes:

· Their characteristics and habits

· Growth, courtship, and enemies

· Where they are found

Spiders and Their Kin includes information on poisonous species and how to collect, preserve, and raise spiders.

Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

REVIEWS

Reviews from Goodreads

BACK

BOOK EXCERPTS

Read an Excerpt

Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.
Read the full excerpt
BACK

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Herbert W. Levi, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, and Lorna R. Levi, under the editorship of Herbert S. Zim; Illustrated by Nicholas Strekalovsky

  • Golden Guides first appeared in 1949 and quickly established themselves as authorities on subjects from Natural History to Science. Relaunched in 2000, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press feature modern, new covers as part of a multi-year, million-dollar program to revise, update, and expand the complete line of guides for a new generation of students.
BACK