Jumper: A Day in the Life of a Backyard Jumping Spider

Written and illustrated by Jessica Lanan

Hardcover edition

Publisher Macmillan Imprint Roaring Brook ISBN


Jumper: A Day in the Life of a Backyard Jumping Spider

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From the critically acclaimed illustrator of The Lost Packagecomes a bold nonfiction story following a day in the life of a backyard jumping spider—meticulously researched and utterly charming.

What if you were small as a bean,

and could walk on the walls and ceiling,

sense vibrations through your elbows,

and jump five times your body length?

That is Jumper's world.

This beautifully illustrated nonfiction picture book explores the tiny, secret world of backyard jumping spiders, with robust back matter sure to delight young readers and educators alike. Perfect for fans of Katherine Roy, Candace Fleming and Eric Rohman, and Jason Chin.

Gatefold. “How Does Jumper Do It?” More information about jumping spiders. Glossary. Author’s note. Finding and identifying spiders. Resources. Full-color illustrations were created using ink, watercolor, and gouache.
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Nonfiction Early Elementary Plus (Grades K-2)

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