About the Book
But what are we afraid of?
We have shared a home with spiders for all of human history. In fact, spiders have been on Earth for 300 million years, way longer than people.
As it turns out, spiders are nothing for us to fear. They are essential to the ecosystem. Spiders eat mosquitos & other pests, not people.
Kids & parents alike can enjoy the dazzling colors, character & diversity of spiders.
So read on, explore their magical world & use your imagination to draw your own spiders.
Jeff Lopez is a creative advertising specialist by day. His passion for nature has been inspired by travels around the world. In the jungles of Panama he took to illustrating the colorful, diverse wildlife & indigenous cultures facing deforestation. Jeff studied environmental problems & solutions at San Francisco State University, where he was a political cartoonist for the Golden Gater. He is working on several new children's books and lives in Santa Monica.