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Filled with humor and heart, this book will show young readers the importance of not judging someone by appearances." - Sharon the Librarian blog

This adorable book by Guido van Genechten is a good story to read when talking to kids about judging others based solely on appearances..... s] time to talk about empathy....Guido van Genechten's cute, expressive, boldly outlined artwork is instantly recognizable and appealing to younger readers." - Queens (NY) Public Library

This title could be a fun, non-preachy way to begin a conversation about friendship and judging by appearances. Finish by talking about ways to make friends - whether eight or two-legged - and then make a cake to share " - A Mom's Spare Time

Johnny is a very sweet spider, but nobody knows that... Except you (Once you've read this book, at least).

A book filled with humor and heart for spider lovers ages 3 and up.

Author: Guido Van Genechten
Publisher: Clavis
Published: 06/01/2018
Pages: 32
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 11.60h x 8.50w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781605373775
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2018
School Library Journal 07/01/2018 pg. 57

About the Author
Guido Van Genechten (1957, Belgium) studied drawing and painting, graphics and photography. Afterwards he worked for many years in the graphic industry. Now Guido works as a fulltime illustrator of children's books. In 1998 he won the international Illustrator's Award City of Hasselt with his picture book Ricky. This prize was the beginning of his international career as a children's book illustrator. Since that moment, Guido Van Genechten has created many best-selling stories and received several awards. In 2007 he was the winner of the Reader's Digest Award for Best Children's Book Illustrator. And in the past ten years his books were published in 30 countries around the world.

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