...Sophie the spider makes wondrous webs, but the
residents of the boarding house where she lives don't appreciate her efforts...until
at last, old and tired, she weaves her final masterpiece.
Quote: This endearing spider should rid even the most fearful individuals of their arachnophobia.-Rosalyn Pierini, San Luis Obispo City-County Library, CA
Spinelli and Dyer's story of devotion and generosity is as delicately woven as Sophie's own work.