A rip-roaring shout-aloud picture book about a spider who wants to be the family pet from the internationally acclaimed illustrator of Julia Donaldson's What the Ladybird Heard.
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 proves she is an author in her own right with this bestselling picture book story. The perfect bedtime read for kids aged 3 and up.
Look out for Lydia's other titles: Eeeek Mouse, Go Go, Gorilla, and Where's Your Eee-Orrh? and the 'Mungo Monkey' series.
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.
Lydia Monks is one of the best-loved illustrators of her generation. She is the illustrator of the phenomenally successful What The Ladybird Heard with Julia Donaldson and has written and illustrated several picture books for Egmont, including Aaaaarrrgghh, Spider! Eek Mouse! No More EEE-Orrgh!, Ooo, Ooo, Ooo Gorilla! and Babbit. Lydia lives in Sheffield with her husband and two daughters. Her favourite subjects at school were Art, English and R.E. before she went on to achieve a First Class degree in Illustration at Kingston University. At the weekend she wins trophies in Irish dancing, goes to aerobics, watches films and visits friends. Her favourite food is ice cream.