Publisher description for Mary Howitt's The spider and the fly / with illustrations by Tony DiTerlizzi.
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<CENTER>"'Will you walk into my parlor,'<BR>
said the Spider to the Fly..."</CENTER>
is easily one of the most recognized and quoted first lines in all of English verse. But do you have any idea how the age-old tale of the Spider and the Fly ends? Join celebrated artist Tony DiTerlizzi as he -- drawing inspiration from one of his loves, the classic Hollywood horror movies of the 1920s and 1930s -- shines a cinematic spotlight on Mary Howitt's warning, written to her own children about those who use sweet words to hide their not-so-sweet intentions.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Spiders Juvenile poetry, Flies Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, English, Spiders Poetry, Flies Poetry, Conduct of life Poetry, English poetry