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101 Questions About Desert Life

By Alice Jablonsky 1877856320

All the questions you wanted to know but never had time to ask. The "frequently asked questions" of desert life are all answered in this handy basic text. 1994, 32 pp.

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Around One Cactus: Owls, Bats and Leaping Rats

By Anthony D. Fredericks 9781584690528

This wonderful book is natural science - in this case, about desert animals - with a flair. A boy walks up to an impressive saguaro cactus and wonders who could be living on this arid ground? As night falls, he walks away. And then the place comes alive! A haven for creatures in a waterless land. The entertaining, repetitive rhyme is an attention-grabbing read-aloud that culminates in successful learning. Field Notes at the end of the book describe the animals in detail and include an unusual fact. 32pp, 2003

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California Wildlife Viewing Guide

By Jeanne Clark 1-56044-494-0

200 viewing sites around the Golden State.

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Correctamundo: Prickly Pete's Guide to Desert Facts & Cactifracts

By David Lazaroff 1886679169

Prickly Pete the packrat takes young readers into the desert to get some answers: Can desert tortoises climb out of their shells? Do Gila monsters bite and not let go? Are barrel cactuses filled with water you can drink? Are javelinas really wild desert pigs? And Prickly Pete's favorite: If you leave your watch outside at night, will a packrat take it and leave some cactus in its place?

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Creatures of the Desert World

By National Geographic Society 9780870446870

People, animals, and places, from ancient times to the present, spring to life from these imaginative and entertaining pop-up books. Multitiered illustrations will delight young readers as well as adults. These highly involving books have from five to seven pop-up spreads and, in most cases, one or two action devices on every page. 16pp, 1991

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Desert Alphabet Encyclopedia

By Diane Iverson 9780880451680

Helps to discover the many plants and animals that live in the driest and harshest habitat on earth. Discover the many plants and animals that live in the driest and harshest habitat on earth. This title includes detailed drawings and informative entries about this unique and beautiful ecosystem.

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Desert Animals

By Connor Dayton 9781435831957

Picture book of desert animals for children. 24pp, 2009

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Desert Babies

By Northword Books for Young Readers 9781559718721

With accessible language and concepts, these photographic board books feature adorable baby animals in their native habitats. The board format and square trim are easy for toddlers to handle, and the subject matter of animal babies with their moms and other caretakers provides reassuring and comforting images, making these books perfect fits for little ones. 22pp, 2003

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Desert Night Desert Day

By Anthony D. Fredericks 9781933855707

The desert is an amazing place filled with secrets and surprises. Desert Night Desert Day brings the best of the desert out from the shadows with warm and enticing illustrations for kids to enjoy over and over. 32pp, 2011

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Do You See What I See?

By Abby Mogollon 9781583690499

Preschool readers will be delighted by the bright, colorful illustrations in this board book designed for the 0-3 age group. Singing coyotes, running javelinas, and sneaking bobcats are just a few of the lovable animals that will capture the attention of toddlers everywhere. 26pp

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Here Is the Southwestern Desert

By Madeleine Dunphy 9780977379569

Despite its stark landscape and harsh climate, the Sonoran Desert teems with life. Hare, hawks, lizards, bobcats, badgers, coyote -- all live among the desert's fragrant mesquite and spiny cactus, and none can exist without the others. Madeleine Dunphy's poetic text explores all the warm and native elements that make the American Southwest such a mystical place, while Anne Coe's stunning paintings portray the desert's plants and animals as well as the dazzling colors reflected in the rocks and skies of the Sonoran Desert. 32pp, 2006

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How the Stars Fell Into the Sky: A Navajo Legend

By Jerrie Oughton 9780395779385

This retelling of a Navajo folktale explains how First Woman tried to write the laws of the land using stars in the sky, only to be thwarted by the trickster Coyote. 32pp, 1996

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I Howl, I Growl

By Marcia Vaughan 9780873588355

Join the lively animals of this book as they race, chase, howl and growl across the clever pages of this board book. Bold illustrations and catchy rhymes make I Howl, I Growl the perfect introduction to the wide range of animals that live in the desert habitat. 25pp, 2003

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Josefina Javelina: A Hairy Tale

By Susan Lowell 9780873587907

Josefina Javelina longs to be a ballerina. So, she packs up her concertina and leaves her favorite little cantina to go to Pasadena to visit her cousin Angelina. From the desert to the city, a wild adventure ensues as Josefina puts some dip in her hip and some slide in her glide on her way to the big time-a long, long way from home. But not even Coyote, with his wily tricks, can get this javelina down. A hilarious, hairy tale! 32pp, 2005

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Natural History of the Sonoran Desert

By Steven J. Phillips, Patricia Wentworth Comus 9780520219809

A Natural History of the Sonoran Desert provides the most complete collection of Sonoran Desert natural history information ever compiled and is a perfect introduction to this biologically rich desert of North America. 628pp, 1999

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Nature's Yucky! 2 The Desert Southwest

By Lee Ann Landstrom & Karen I. Shragg 9780878425297

Nature's Yucky! 2 introduces readers to sixteen desert creatures and vividly answers such scintillating scientific questions as: How does the regal horned lizard squirt blood from its eyes? Why do dung beetles eat poop? Why does the piglike javelina smell like stinky socks?

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Natures Yucky

By Lee Ann Landstrom & Karen Shragg 878424741

Gross stuff that helps nature work.

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Nighttime: Sounds of the Wild

By Maurice Pledger 9781592234714

Sounds of the Wild Nighttime brings together incredible pop-up panoramas and mysterious animal sounds to give little ones a glimpse into the mysterious, after-dark world.

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Our Wilderness; America's Common Ground

By Doug Scott 9781555916411

This photographic tribute and primer examines what wilderness really means to individual Americans and why we should remain vigilant in our protection of these lands. Our Wilderness reminds us why these areas are truly America's common ground.

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Pocket Naturalist: Field Guide to Sabino Canyon

By Stephen G Maurer 9781583557563

A handy, laminated pocket guide to the plants and animals of Sabino Canyon, Arizona. Water, mountains and valley meet at Sabino to form a Sonoran Desert oasis.

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