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  • SubGenre:Art
  • Age Range (years):6 - 8
  • Language:English
  • Pages:24
  • Hardcover ISBN:9781098361297

Adventures of Beanie the Spider

Book 1

by Christine Banks

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Meet Beanie the Spider, an imaginative little spider who lives in a fine art gallery! 


Imagination runs wild on eight tiny legs in this fun adventure book by artist-turned-author Christine Banks!

Join Beanie the Spider as she floats, flies and sails the seas of imagination! Taking place in a fine art gallery featuring real artwork, Adventures of Beanie the Spider is a creative way to introduce children to art galleries and spark interest in the arts. Inspired by a spider living on one of Christine’s paintings, it’s a sweet story about imagination, adventure, and friendship. Written in rhyme, it’s fun for adults to read to children and for young independent readers — a repeatable favorite for the whole family. Enjoy engaging bonus after-the-story activities at the end of the book. 

About the author

Christine Banks is an award winning American artist with a background in graphic design. She enjoys working with a variety of art mediums - from drawing and photography, to sculpture and carving - and used some of those techniques to illustrate this book. Her inspiration for Beanie the Spider came when she noticed a real spider living on one of her paintings.

Christine is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. 

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Instant Favorite My 5 year old loves Beanie. An endearing story of friendship and imagination. Read more