What's so tricky about trapdoor spiders? It's the way they catch their food! The trapdoor spider waits in a hole in the ground, under a hidden door. When an insect walks by, the sneaky spider flips the door open, jumps out of its hole, and grabs its victim. These are just some of the surprising facts that young readers will discover as they explore the unusual world of these tricky spiders. Large, eye-popping photographs and fascinating, grade-appropriate text engage emergent and early readers as they learn about the natural habitat, diet, physical characteristics, and behavior of this unique invertebrate.