Sarah the Spider’s Christmas Surprise

When Sarah the ballet dancing spider sends a secret note to Father Christmas, she asks for some very important presents for her friends. On Christmas morning, she is surprised to find a very special present left for her.

The idea behind the book

The Sarah The Spider series was written to help my daughter cope with a fear of spiders. I couldn't find a book about a friendly spider so I wrote one in rhyme, like a nursery rhyme. This poetic form is called 'doggerel'. People ask if she is still scared of spiders. She is! But not the little ones.

Book details

Written by Hilary Robinson

Illustrated by Jane Abbott

Published by Belitha Press Ltd

Year published: 1999