Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus

Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus

by Barbara Bash

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Overview

A story about the mighty saguaro cactus.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781578050857
Publisher: Sierra Club Books For Children
Publication date: 09/06/2002
Series: Tree Tales Ser.
Pages: 28
Sales rank: 456,843
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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