Miss Spider's Wedding by David Kirk

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True love blooms for the enticing arachnid in her second adventure. "Bold and vibrant colours plunge readers into a dreamy, fragrant springtime, where all manner of insects and flowers mingle in a blooming world." - Kirkus Reviews
 

About David Kirk

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Kirk has studied painting for more than twenty years, starting in junior high school. A graduate of the Cleveland Art Institute, his bold palette and unique style are influenced by everything from nineteenth century academic painting to 1930s animation. Mr. Kirk lives in upstate New York with his wife, Kathy, and his daughters, Violet, Primrose, and Wisteria.
 
Published September 1, 1995 by Scholastic Press. 40 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Getting the little bugs of Miss Spider’s Sunny Patch to sleep on time becomes a problem, so arachnid parents Miss Spider and Holley make a wishing web to keep track of bedtimes.

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The photo-clear, crayon-bright illustrations of a handsome gold-and-black spider and the sensible insects that fear accepting her invitation are sure to attract bookstore buyers, and this story/counting-book (two beetles, three fireflies, etc.) with its happy ending of insects cheerfully sharing ...

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For Miss Spider's fans (Miss Spider's Wedding, 1995, etc.), another visit to the long-lashed, pointy-nosed arachnid and her garish, high-gloss world.

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On the heels of Miss Spider's Tea Party (1994) comes word of the arachnid's wedding.

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On the heels of Miss Spider's Tea Party (1994) comes word of the arachnid's wedding.

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Fresh from entertaining her insect neighbors in the bestselling Miss Spider's Tea Party, Miss Spider the arachnid ingenue prepares to scuttle down the aisle in this sequel. Essentially this offering i

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In a smaller, simpler format, the latest book about Miss Spider takes readers back to her birth and subsequent search for her mother.

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Three Miss Spider stories are collected in the boxed set Miss Spider Board Books by David Kirk with a red plastic handle for easy toting.

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/ It was a great relief to see / She ate just flowers and drank just tea.'' First-time author Kirk's rhyming text, with its singsong rhythm and counting motif (two beetles are followed by three fireflies, then four bumblebees, etc.), is slack and predictable, but his illustrations are thoroughly ...

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David Kirk's famous arachnid and her family expand significantly in the paper-over-board Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids.

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Devotees will detect their returning favorites: Holley hides among the ""smiling spiders"" taking shelter beneath the red roses, and May and Ike greet the termites beside the ""very vivid violets."" Kirk's witty rhymes and the ever polite Miss Spider's hostessing talents are absent this time arou...

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Kirk's seemingly boundless imagination zips along at impressive speed in this follow-up to Miss Spider's Tea Party and Miss Spider's Wedding.

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Fresh from entertaining her insect neighbors in the bestselling Miss Spider's Tea Party, Miss Spider the arachnid ingenue prepares to scuttle down the aisle in this sequel.

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This was one of my favorite books when I was younger, and I still read it for the nostalgia.

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Once the menacing Spiderus Reeves is out of the picture, the story brightens considerably, and kids will likely prefer this part of the book: There are fun details about the spider wedding ("June beetles spin in pirouettes,/and clickbugs clack like castanets"), a lovely picture of a golden Miss S...

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