With their unique ability to spin silk that is stronger than steel, spiders make cunning traps as well as beautiful webs. This book brings you up close to these brilliant engineers, aerial acrobats, and super-successful predators. Discover the trap-door spider that can pull 38 times its own weight, the diving bell spider that lives its whole life in water, the bird-dropping spider that is a master of disguise, and more! Learn some fascinating secrets about the world's most interesting—and deadly—spiders. You'll never look at your eight-legged friends the same way again!