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Frank the Seven-Legged Spider

Michaele Razi


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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.

Praise For Frank the Seven-Legged Spider

"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

Little Bigfoot, 9781632171283, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 2017

About the Author

Michaele Razi is a children's book writer and illustrator. She loves children's books of all kinds: picture books, early chapter books and middle grade books. She enjoys all genres but she especially likes to read (and write) characters who are silly, funny and a little bit naughty. She lives outside of Seattle with her family and her two rascally cats. Frank the Seven-Legged Spider is her authorial debut.