Meet Sam an arachnologist, a spider scientist. His specialty, the biggest, hairiest, and scariest spiders on earth…tarantulas. The Tarantula Scientist by Sy Montgomery is part of the Scientist in the Field series. It has amazing color photos of tarantulas and other arachnids. The photos depict the spiders in their habitats around the world, their burrows and webs. You will also see photos of the scientist gathering data. Easy to read prose will inspire young scientists to consider a career in arachnology.