cover image Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids

Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids

David Kirk. Scholastic, $14.95 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-439-40870-7

David Kirk's famous arachnid and her family expand significantly in the paper-over-board Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids. Opening with the birth of five tykes for Miss Spider and Holley, one of the children, Squirt, finds an abandoned egg. He takes off alone to find its mother and, when Miss Spider comes to her child's rescue, her family grows even larger. An animated series of the same name will premiere in June.