SPIDER July-August 2020

Howl along with trickster coyotes and lovable mutts, then beat the heat with some ice-cream fun and a solar-baked pizza experiment.

Front Cover by Shelly Hehenberger


What in the world can we do based on the weather? This engaging and entertaining edition of SPIDER Magazine looks at how to have fun in the sun and use it to cook a pizza!


Whether you are checking the weather report to make sure you’ll be able to see the 4th of July fireworks, or making sure your “city tiger” (your cat) doesn’t get caught in a rainstorm outside, there’s no end to the amount of fun this edition of SPIDER Magazine brings young readers. With poems, games, articles, and stories—and always chock full of amazing illustrations—your kids will be hooked on every page.




Enjoy features including:


Weather or Not by Gillian Reid

4th of July by D.J. Blowers

The Day the Dogs Disappeared by Shelley Walden

Wild Neighbors by Kerry R. McGee

City Tiger by B.J. Lee

A Fish Named Dog by Christyne Morrell

Solar Pizza Oven by Robyn Opie Parnell

Jackson, Jackson, Make Up Your Mind! by Mark Ceilley


Regular features include Doodlebug & Dandelion, Fabulous Facts, Spider’s Corner, Spider’s

Mailbox, Ophelia’s Last Word, Bug Adventure, Buggy Bulletin, The Fun Zone, Mind-Buggler, and

Spider and the Gang.