Nic Bishop Spiders

"Whether it’s the hairs on a spider’s legs that sense touch or the gruesome stuff about how spiders turn their preys’ insides into soup, the details are riveting.”

Booklist, Starred Review


"A close-up of a tarantula is so sharp you can count the individual hairs, and the luminous skin of a frog will have readers reaching out to touch the page.”

The Horn Book, Starred Review


Dazzling full-color close-ups.”  School Library Journal, Starred Review


. . . Kirkus Starred Review



Text and Photographs by Nic Bishop

Scholastic ISBN 0439877563

Awards & Honors


2007  Kirkus Editor’s Choice


2007  Irma S. and James H. Black Honor Book Award


2008  Robert F. Sibert Honor Book


2008  Orbis Pictus Honor Book


2008  Gryphon Honor Book


2008  American Library Association Notable Book


School Library Journal Best Book List


New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing


2009  Science Books and Films Finalist, American Association for the Advancement of Science


A Nick Jr. Magazine Best Book of the Year



Text and Images - Copyright Nic Bishop