After exploring one of the coldest places on Earth, Debbie S. Miller travels to one of the hottest places, to introduce readers to the variety of animals who call the desert home and show the ways they have adapted to survive temperatures as high as 120 degrees. Creatures such as the sand goanna and red kangaroo have fascinating and unique coping mechanisms for keeping it cool at these extreme temperatures. Miller's expert research and accessible writing will captivate readers as Jon Van Zyle's signature illustrations beautifully depict these animals and their desert habitat.
About the Author
DEBBIE S. MILLER is the author of Survival at 40 Below, an NTSA/CBC Outstanding Science Trade Book; Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights; The Great Serum Race; and Big Alaska. www.debbiemilleralaska.com
JON VAN ZYLE is a noted children's book illustrator and the official artist of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race. His recent books include Survival at 40 Below, The Great Serum Race¸ and Arctic Lights, Arctic Nights. www.jonvanzyle.com