Spider Sparrow / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Peter Bailey. - SHERLOC
Spider Sparrow / Dick King-Smith ; illustrated by Peter Bailey.
New York : Crown Publishers, , c1998.
1st American ed.
0517800446 (lib. bdg.)
163 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Human-animal communication -- Juvenile fiction.
People with mental disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Farm life -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
England -- Juvenile fiction.
Spider, a baby abandoned on an English farm, grows up to be mentally slower than other children but manifests a remarkable talent for communicating with animals as he comes of age during World War II.