Ali did not know how to really see until he looked closely at a spider`s web through his father`s camera. . .The Spider`s Web is one of several stories by Lata Mani in which loving attention to the self, other and environment makes magical a child`s experience of the everyday. A dynamic tranquility pervades the stories drawing the reader and listening child into a contemplative journey of discovery. The nature of relationships in the human and natural world are subtly presented through warm illustrations and revealing photographs.