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Nic Bishop, who holds a doctorate in the biological sciences, is an award-winning author and photographer known for his outstanding stop-action wildlife photographs. Among his many successful books for children are two other titles in the Scientists in the Field Series: Digging for Bird Dinosaurs and The Snake Scientist, written by Sy Montgomery, winner of the 2000 IRA Children's Book Award for nonfiction. He lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan, with his wife and a bevy of animals under study.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tarantulas -- Juvenile literature.
Tarantulas -- Research -- Juvenile literature.
Marshall, Samuel D. -- Juvenile literature.
Arachnologists -- United States -- Juvenile literature.