Muddy oozes with curiosity and her friends aren't surprised when they discover she's smitten with the scariest looking spider any of them have ever seen. together, the young scientists investigate Hilandera's zigzaggin' zipper web and 'blood-thirsty' diet. But the adventure takes a serious turn when Muddy finds Hilandera missing and the friends struggle to discover what happened to the giant 'arach-a-doo.'
Young readers will immediately relate to Muddy's humor and will be enamored with her zest for learning, especially about living creatures. Parents and educators will appreciate the authentic elements of multiculturalism and the two-way, bilingual, conversational Spanish usage.