Desert Voices

by Byrd Baylor and Peter Parnall

Nine desert creatures (Pack Rat, Tortoise, Coyote, etc.) speak for themselves in... read more

Nine desert creatures (Pack Rat, Tortoise, Coyote, etc.) speak for themselves in poems which convey their natural behavior. Drawings and paintings expand the ideas with the colors reminiscent of U.S. Southwest desert areas. A final poem features a desert person. (4-13 years)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1981

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