Seven Spiders Spinning by Gregory Maguire
(Hamlet Chronicles)

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Seven prehistoric spiders that have been trapped in ice for thousands of years bring excitement to rural Vermont and briefly unite the rival boys' and girls' clubs at a local elementary school.
 

About Gregory Maguire

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Gregory Maguire is the popular author of many books for children, including the Hamlet Chronicles for Clarion, as well as several adult books, including WICKED (HarperCollins), upon which a Broadway musical was based, and its sequel, CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER (Regan Books). He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.
 
Published August 15, 1994 by Clarion Books. 144 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife, Action & Adventure, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Horror. Fiction

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The first fellow creatures the escaped spiders see are seven schoolgirls, the Tattletales: ``Each spider picked out a girl to be its mother.'' But the devotion inspired by this imprinting soon curdles into hate as, one by one, the spiders seek out their loved ones in the local school and come to ...

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Among the ingredients of this high-camp fantasy-mystery (besides the eponymous arachnids) are a club of seven elementary school girls, a meddlesome reporter named Meg Snoople and a romance between an ill truck driver and his nurse.

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The hapless spiders scuttle their way into Hamlet, Vt., where they witness a meeting of the Tattletales, a club of seven elementary school girls.

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