A fun-read aloud picture book about a spider who loves to weave amazing artistic webs, only to wake up one day to discover he’s missing a leg. Is he still a spider if he only has seven legs? His question is answered as his search for his missing leg takes readers on an adventure that is sure to bring a smile even to those wary of spiders.
Frank loves being a spider, especially the part that involves having eight glorious legs. But one morning Frank wakes up missing a leg. One of his friends exclaims, “I barely recognize him!” Another friend asks, “Are you still a spider, Frank?” Is he still a spider? Frank doesn’t know. A funny and heartfelt quest filled with surprises ensues as Frank searches for his leg and the answer to his identity.
Hardcover | $16.99
Published by Little Bigfoot Sep 12, 2017| 32 Pages| 8 x 10| 4-8 years| ISBN 9781632171283
“The deceptively straightforward text lures readers into the digital illustrations’ silly punch lines and droll grace notes…the Jon Klassen-esque twist puts a wicked spin on his journey to acceptance.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Razi’s debut paints a hopeful picture about a protagonist with a physical disability while at the same time acknowledging some of the struggles he encounters.” —School Library Journal
“A silly story about a spider that loses his leg.” —Seattle Magazine
“A tale that teaches self-acceptance and determination.” —Seattle Times
“We love the humor woven throughout Frank the Seven-Legged Spider. Equally enjoyable for both kids and adults, it is one of those books that will please younger and older children.” —Wild Tales Of
Texas 2×2 Reading ListSUBMITTED 2017
Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book AwardSUBMITTED 2017