A brilliant bedtime board book about a spider who wants to be a family pet. A rip-roaring shout-aloud tale from the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard. Now in a gorgeous and durable smaller board book format with a luxury hardback cover, perfect for little hands. Spider wants to be a family pet. But the family whose house she lives in are terrified of her! Whenever she tries to show them what a great pet she would make, they just scream, "AAAARRGGHH, SPIDER!" A delightfully funny story all about fitting in, tolerance and making friends, vibrantly illustrated by the world-famous Lydia Monks. The illustrator of Julia Donaldson's famous titles such as The Singing Mermaid and Princess Mirror-Belle and the Dragon Pox amuses and delights with this bestselling picture book story. Lydia Monks is an award-winning illustrator and author, known for her colourful picture books including I Wish I Were a Dog, Aaaarrgghh, Spider! and the Mungo Monkey series. She has is also the illustrator behind Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard, The Princess and the Wizard, The Singing Mermaid and Sugarlump and the Unicorn.
There are 24 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2016 by Egmont UK Ltd .
Lydia Monks has written and illustrated many books for children. She lives in London.