Desert Baths

Darcy Pattison (author), Kathleen Rietz (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607185437

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Description

Watch the vulture bask in the morning sun, the roadrunner kick up a cloud of dust, the javelina wallow, and the bobcat give her cub a licking with a rough tongue in Desert Baths. As the sun travels across the sky, learn how twelve different desert animals face the difficulties of staying clean in a dry and parched land. Explore the desert habitat through its animals and their habits of hygiene. Told in lyrical prose, this story is a celebration of the desert lands of the American Southwest.

Reading Level
Lexile
AD870L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
T
ATOS
5.6
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
Animals, Birds & Insects Family Nature
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8
Grade
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Subject
Science Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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