Cactus Desert (One Small Square)

4 avg rating
( 26 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780070579347: Cactus Desert (One Small Square)

It’s a sun-scorched world where clouds rarely come and nothing seems to move. That is, until children ages 6 - 9 up look a little closer to find tortoises, toads, and lizards, not to mention the scary rattlesnake and scorpion. Here, plants send their roots deep into the earth to find water, beetles stand on their head and shoot a stinky spray to fight off enemies, and roadrunners whiz by sleepy turtles and nervous desert mice on their way to ... where? Kids need only light clothes and a few simple pieces of equipment to explore the enchantments of cactus country.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

``The combination of humorous, scientifically grounded text with detailed, realistic drawings will pique the interest of armchair naturalists and active explorers alike.''--Publishers Weekly. You'll want to try to keep cool in cactus country because the desert gets hot--whew!--really hot. With the sun blazing down from a cloudless sky, you'd think nothing could survive. But watch out, a rattlesnake, scorpion, or tarantula might be near. And beware a little beetle that shoots a foul-smelling spray--while it stands on its head! At any moment, a roadrunner might whiz by, a lizard might pop up, or a tortoise might stick out its head. And always, silently, the yucca and mesquite spread their thirsty roots to find a drink of water. It's not the easiest life on the baking earth, but it's so fascinating to visit the desert--one small square at a time. Cactus Desert is just one of the exciting, vibrantly illustrated volumes in the critically acclaimed One Small Square series of science and nature books for children ages 6 - 9. Each book includes: stunning full-color illustrations of each habitat and its creatures; motivating experiments and activities, along with clear, diagrammed instructions and safety tips; a picture field guide to the habitat; a glossary-index and resource list. One Small Square--an eye-opening series--puts the whole world in perspective for children, one small square at a time. Each book is a thrilling, up-close encounter with mammals, insects, plants, birds, fish, amphibians, bacteria, and the ecosystems in which they live. ``Science education at its best.''--Science Books and Films. ABOUT THE AUTHOR AND ILLUSTRATOR: Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book--all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne's illustrations have also appeared in Scientific American, Natural History, and The New York Times as well as in the highly praised books Hungry, Hungry Sharks, and The Human Body. Both the author and illustrator live in New York City.

About the Author:

Donald M. Silver is the author of more than 40 science books for children and teachers alike. In addition to the award-winning One Small Square series, he has written The Animal World, Why Save the Rain Forest?, Extinction Is Forever, and The Dinosaur Activity Book―all illustrated by Patricia J. Wynne. Patricia J. Wynne’s illustrations have also appeared in Scientific American, Natural History, and The New York Times as well as in the highly praised books Hungry, Hungry Sharks, and The Human Body.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 11.00
US$ 9.21

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne
Published by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States (1997)
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. It s a sun-scorched world where clouds rarely come and nothing seems to move. That is, until children ages 6 - 9 up look a little closer to find tortoises, toads, and lizards, not to mention the scary rattlesnake and scorpion. Here, plants send their roots deep into the earth to find water, beetles stand on their head and shoot a stinky spray to fight off enemies, and roadrunners whiz by sleepy turtles and nervous desert mice on their way to . where? Kids need only light clothes and a few simple pieces of equipment to explore the enchantments of cactus country. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.21
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Silver, Donald M.
Published by McGraw-Hill Education (1997)
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # 0070579342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.23
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

SILVER
Published by Mcgraw Hill Publishers
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Mcgraw Hill Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0070579342

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Silver, Donald M.
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1997. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VJ-9780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.39
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne
Published by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States (1997)
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. It s a sun-scorched world where clouds rarely come and nothing seems to move. That is, until children ages 6 - 9 up look a little closer to find tortoises, toads, and lizards, not to mention the scary rattlesnake and scorpion. Here, plants send their roots deep into the earth to find water, beetles stand on their head and shoot a stinky spray to fight off enemies, and roadrunners whiz by sleepy turtles and nervous desert mice on their way to . where? Kids need only light clothes and a few simple pieces of equipment to explore the enchantments of cactus country. Bookseller Inventory # AA39780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 9.63
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Silver, Donald M.
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Quantity Available: 4
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 1997. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IB-9780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 5.64
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Silver, Donald
Published by McGraw-Hill Education 9/22/1997 (1997)
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education 9/22/1997, 1997. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. Cactus Desert. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.22
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Donald M. Silver, Patricia J. Wynne
Published by McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States (1997)
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised ed.. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. It s a sun-scorched world where clouds rarely come and nothing seems to move. That is, until children ages 6 - 9 up look a little closer to find tortoises, toads, and lizards, not to mention the scary rattlesnake and scorpion. Here, plants send their roots deep into the earth to find water, beetles stand on their head and shoot a stinky spray to fight off enemies, and roadrunners whiz by sleepy turtles and nervous desert mice on their way to . where? Kids need only light clothes and a few simple pieces of equipment to explore the enchantments of cactus country. Bookseller Inventory # BTE9780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.29
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Silver, Donald M.; Wynne, Patricia
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Lakeside Books
(Benton Harbor, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0070579342 BRAND NEW, GIFT QUALITY! NOT OVERSTOCKS OR MARKED UP REMAINDERS! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER!|0.5. Bookseller Inventory # OTF-S-9780070579347

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.78
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Silver, Donald M.; Wynne, Patricia
Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0070579342 ISBN 13: 9780070579347
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookhouse COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Education. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0070579342. Bookseller Inventory # Z0070579342ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.67
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book