Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus
By Barbara Bash, Illustrated in full color by the author
Paperback, 32 pages
Ages: 6-10; Grades: 1-5
"Bash’s colorful, double-page illustrations capture the majesty of the desert environment and illuminate the ecological importance of this impressive giant. . . . A useful, attractive presentation." -- Kirkus, pointer view.
"Coherence and harmony are evident in Bash’s text, done in handsome calligraphy, as well as in her illustrations. . . . The ecological importance of the saguaro is conveyed with true artistic merit, making this book a valuable curriculum resource." Booklist, starred review.
Barbara Bash, a resident of Brooklyn, New York , is also the author of Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobob, the second volume in our Tree Tales Series.