Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus

Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus

by Barbara Bash

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578050857
Publisher: Sierra Club Books For Children
Publication date: 09/06/2002
Series: Tree Tales Ser.
Pages: 28
Sales rank: 520,124
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Barbara Bash, author-illustrator of six award-winning titles for Sierra Club Books for Children, has worked for many years as a calligrapher, illustrator, and teacher of book arts and botanical drawing. She lives in upstate New York.


Barbara Bash, author-illustrator of six award-winning titles for Sierra Club Books for Children, has worked for many years as a calligrapher, illustrator, and teacher of book arts and botanical drawing. She lives in upstate New York.

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A strange and wonderful tree grows in the desert. It is called a saguaro (sa-WAHR-o) cactus. and its Latin name is Cereus giganteus.


There are many unusual shapes in the saguaro world. Walking out among them, you might feel as though you're surrounded by people--the Saguaro People.

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