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The Spider's Song - Simon Longstaff


Published: 1st November 2016
For Ages: 8+ years old
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Product Description

The Spider’s Song is a remarkable debut children’s book, written by Simon Longstaff and illustrated by Dutch artist Marc Van de Griendt.

Lose yourself in the enchanted world of The Boffin, who as a young science prodigy dared to compete with Mother Nature and create his very own perfect world.

Years go by and the Boffin enjoys his solitude, inventing creatures most bizarre: ovelwoozers, worralots, midbits and phtphts, each more weird and wonderful then the next.

That is until a clever spider and a curious girl venture into his world to teach him the most important lesson of all, one he won’t find in any textbook or lab.

With subtle messages woven throughout, The Spider’s Song teaches adults and children alike the value of nature, acceptance, humanity and friendship.

About the Author

Simon Longstaff is the co-creator of the Festival of Dangerous Ideas, Director of The Ethics Centre and has been named one of AFR’s ‘True Leaders’.



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Excellent Childrens Story


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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written


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    • Younger Readers

    Comments about The Spider's Song:

    Excellent story, consisting of great life lessons.

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    ISBN: 9781925183122
    ISBN-10: 1925183122
    Audience: Children
    For Ages: 8+ years old
    Format: Hardcover
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 88
    Published: 1st November 2016
    Publisher: Ventura Press
    Country of Publication: AU
    Dimensions (cm): 23 x 18  x 1.3
    Weight (kg): 0.43