cover image Seven Spiders Spinning

Seven Spiders Spinning

Gregory Maguire. HarperCollins, $6.99 (144pp) ISBN 978-0-06-440595-9

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. Ages 8-12. (Sept.)