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Foursome the Spider

 
 
 

Award-winning Illustrator, Michael Monroe brings Foursome the Spider to life for kids this fall. Combining a theme of golf and children's entertainment, Larry Nestor's narrative introduces Foursome, a wonderfully kind-hearted spider that shows insects from around the world in a bug museum how to play golf and be friends - "Kindness and Consideration to All". Follow Foursome's exploits while he introduces the game to a variety of other insects. Michael Monroe follows Foursome around his "museum course" and brings to life a colorful cast of endearing insects.

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Specifications

  • Dewey: F
  • Graphics: Full-color illustrations
  • Hardcover (9781585360796): 32 pages, 9 (w) x 9.25 (h), © 2001, 10/01/2001 OP

Leveling

  • Suggested Interest Level: Age 8 - Age 9
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 3
  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 0

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Contributors

Author: Larry Nestor

A writer, songwriter and musician, Larry has written lyrics and music for many musicals and nearly 1,000 songs, including “Whiz Me A Frisbee!” (Captain Kangaroo) and “We Play Baseball!” (Nickelodeon). He is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers and the American Federation of Musicians. He has a son, Tom, and a daughter, Anne.

Illustrator: Michael Glenn Monroe

Award-winning wildlife artist Michael Glenn Monroe began his career at a very young age. A self-taught painter, Michael spends his time meticulously honing his craft, often teaching himself many new and unique techniques to add to his paintings.

Michael began his publishing career with Sleeping Bear Press in 1999 when both Buzzy the Bumblebee and M is for Mitten: A Michigan Alphabet were released. His knowledge and experience with landscapes and wildlife were a perfect match for Mitten, as well as subsequent state alphabet titles (S is for Sunshine: A Florida Alphabet and L is for Last Frontier: An Alaska Alphabet).

Michael and his wife, Colleen, share a home in Brighton, Michigan, with their three children, twins Matthew and Natalie and John, born in May 2001.