Spider On The Floor by RaffiSpider On The Floor by Raffi

Spider On The Floor

byRaffiIllustratorTrue Kelley

Paperback | August 13, 1996

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A new Raffi board book to delight the youngest of fans!

Arachnophobes, beware: there’s a spider on the floor! A perfect silly song sure to delight and entertain toddlers everywhere, Raffi’s latest board book is a welcome addition to the series. True Kelley’s irresistible artwork is the perfect showcase for the busy spider who climbs up an old woman, and along the way, manages to ensnare lots of critters in its web, including a family dog, a snake, an alligator, a skunk, an octopus, an elephant, a moose, and even a dinosaur! Whew!

This latest high-energy entry in the Raffi Songs to Read® board book collection is just right for very young children. The repetition, rhythm, and rhyme will help build early language skills and the outrageous story will have children clamoring for it again and again. “There’s a spider on the floor, on the floor. . . .”
Raffi Cavoukian was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1948 to Armenian parents. Music and literature were very much a part of Raffi’s own childhood, leading to his interest in learning the guitar as a teenager. In 1970 he began his career as a performer in local music spots and later transitioned to performing music for children. As his caree...
Title:Spider On The FloorFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 7 × 9 × 0.13 inPublished:August 13, 1996

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0517885530

ISBN - 13:9780517885536

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2


From Our Editors

Raffi's catchy song about a spider who's full of mischief springs to life in this cheery song to read. From floor to leg to stomach to face, the spider climbs all over its victim. The pictures show a menagerie of animals getting caught in the spider's web, providing plenty of fun for little readers. Rhyme, big type and a simple storyline make this a satisfying book for little children learning to read. Full color

Editorial Reviews

"Kelley's sumptuous watercolors seem to jump off the page."--School Library Journal.