About Habitats: Deserts

About Habitats: Deserts

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Overview

This beginner’s guide explores the major attributes deserts and showcases their striking beauty and remarkable diversity using examples from around the globe.
In this addition to the About Habitats series, award-winning author Cathryn Sill uses simple, easy-to-understand language to teach children what deserts are, what kinds of animals and plants live there, and how certain species have adapted to the unique challenges of surviving in this harsh environment. John Sill’s detailed, full-color illustrations reflect the diversity of desert topography—from the vast dunes of the Arabian Desert to the rocky Chihuahuan Desert in the southwestern U.S. A glossary and afterword provide further fascinating details about the desert to inspire readers to learn more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561456369
Publisher: Peachtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 02/01/2012
Series: About Habitats Series
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 456,110
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 4 - 7 Years

About the Author

Cathryn Sill, a graduate of Western Carolina University, was an elementary school teacher for thirty years. She lives in North Carolina.

John Sill holds a BS in wildlife biology from North Carolina State University. Combining his knowledge of wildlife and artistic skill, John has achieved an impressive reputation as a wildlife artist and received several awards. He lives in North Carolina.

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