Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry? (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)

by Tish Rabe (Author) Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)

In this latest installation of the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library, the Cat takes Sally and Dick to explore different kinds of deserts around the world,  from the hot, dry Sonoran and Mojavi to the bitter cold Gobi and Antarctica. Young readers learn why deserts are dry, and how plants and animals—including cactus, kangaroos, camels, penguins, roadrunners, and many others—have adapted to survive the unforgiving climate. Also included: how sand dunes are formed; the reason we see mirages, and how shallow water beneath the surface of the ground can create an oasis. Fans of the new PBS preschool science show The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! (which is based on the Learning Library series) won't want to miss this hot new addition to the series!

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Hit-or-miss rhyming text provides superficial information about desert habitats including native flora and fauna.
Tish Rabe
TISH RABE is the author of over 160 books for children--including 17 books in the Cat in the Hat's Learning Library series--among them There's No Place Like Space!, If I Ran the Rainforest, and Oh, the Things You Can Do That Are Good for You! To learn more about her, visit tishrabe.com.
Classification
Non-fiction
ISBN-13
9780375858680
Lexile Measure
600L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication date
January 20, 2011
Series
Cat in the Hat's Learning Library
BISAC categories
JNF051100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Science & Ecosystems
JNF045000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Readers | Beginner
JNF051180 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences - Geography
Library of Congress categories
Deserts
Desert ecology
Cat in the Hat (Fictitious character)

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