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Ginger Wadsworth

Ginger Wadsworth is a native Californian. She received her B.A. in English from the University of California at Davis with a minor in American history. She has taken additional courses in early childhood education, children's literature, and creative writing. She has also studied outdoor education including general ecology, ornithology, and wildflowers.

Ginger taught part-time at an elementary level. She designed a nature program for her students and taught outdoor education classes. She is an environmentalist and a member of the Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, the Nature Conservancy Group, and several other conservation organizations.

Ginger has written many children's books, both fiction and non-fiction. She has a talent for presenting issues concerning the natural world to children. Some of her titles include Desert Discoveries, River Discoveries, John Burroughs, Sage of Slabsides (Clarion Books), and Laura Ingalls Wilder, Storyteller of the Prairie (Lerner Publications).

Ginger lives in California with her husband and has two grown sons. She enjoys gardening with native California plants, hiking, camping, bird watching, photography, traveling and reading. She comes from a family of writers and naturalists.

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By author: Ginger Wadsworth   Illustrated by: Patricia J. Wynne
ISBN: 978-1-58089-221-6
4 - 7
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Each spring hundreds of spiders hatch from their egg sacs and begin their struggle to survive. They must protect themselves not only from predators, but also from their very own siblings!

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"Wadsworth retraces this life cycle in simple, non-anthropomorphic language"
--Kirkus Reviews

"Simply told with wellchosen words and phrases, the story reads aloud well. . . A well-crafted nonfiction picture book."
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ISBN: 978-1-58089-222-3
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Price: $7.95