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Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus (Tree Tales)

Bash, Barbara

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ISBN 10: 0316083011 / ISBN 13: 9780316083010
Edité par Sierra Club Books / Little, Brown and Company, San Francisco / Boston, 1989
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
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San Francisco / Boston: Sierra Club Books / Little, Brown and Company. 1989. F First Edition. H Hardcover. Near Fine. Slight rubbing and minor nicks to jacket (chiefly at edges); else a near fine copy internally. [32] pages (unpaginated). First volume of the Sierra Club Books "Tree Tales" series; " . document[s] the life cycle of this amazing cactus tree and the creatures it helps to support" (jacket front flyleaf). Boldly signed and inscribed by Bash in black ink on half-title page: "To Sam -- Welcome to a new world! Best wishes, Barbara Bash". Signed: I Signed & Inscribed By Author. N° de réf. du libraire L065156

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Titre : Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro ...

Éditeur : Sierra Club Books / Little, Brown and Company, San Francisco / Boston

Date d'édition : 1989

Reliure : H Hardcover

Illustrateur : Bash, Barbara (illustrator); Over 25 Color Illustrations (including title page); Calligraphy

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : J Very Good +

Signé : Signed by Author(s)

Edition : F First Edition.

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Documents the life cycle and ecosystem of the giant saguaro cactus and the desert animals it helps to support.

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A venerable saguaro cactus stands like a statue in the hot desert landscape, its armlike branches reaching fifty feet into the air. From a distance it appears to be completely still and solitary--but appearances can be deceptive. In fact, this giant tree of the desert is alive with activity. Its spiny trunk and branches are home to a surprising number of animals, and its flowers and fruit feed many desert dwellers.
Gila woodpeckers and miniature elf owls make their homes inside the saguaro's trunk. Long-nosed bats and fluttering white doves drink the nectar from its showy white flowers. People also play a role in the saguaro's story: each year the Tohono O'odham Indians gather its sweet fruit in a centuries-old harvest ritual.
In this first volume of Sierra Club Books' Tree Tales series, a simple, easy-to-read text and appealing drawings document the life cycle of this amazing cactus tree and the creatures it helps to support. Readers will come away with a better understanding of and a lasting respect for this accomodating giant of the desert.

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