The Armadillo from Amarillo by Lynne CherryThe Armadillo from Amarillo by Lynne Cherry

The Armadillo from Amarillo

byLynne Cherry

Paperback | April 23, 1999

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When an armadillo named Sasparillo wants to know where on earth he is, he leaves his home in San Antonio and travels north through the canyons and prairies of Texas. In Amarillo he meets an eagle and, with her help, finds the answer to his question-as well as lots of adventures.
LYNNE CHERRY has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. Her important children's books also include The Armadillo from Amarillo and two tales from the Amazon rain forest: The Great Kapok Tree and The Shaman's Apprentice. She lives in Washington, D.C.
Title:The Armadillo from AmarilloFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.75 × 8 × 0.17 inPublished:April 23, 1999Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152019553

ISBN - 13:9780152019556

Appropriate for ages: 6


From Our Editors

Sasparillo is a curious little armadillo who wants to understand more about the world he lives in. The adventurous animal travels from his comfy home in San Antonio to the canyons and prairies of northern Texas. When he meets an eagle and climbs on his back, the answers to his questions about the world fall into place in The Armadillo From Amarillo by Lynne Cherry.

Editorial Reviews

An ecological jewel that sparkles with multifaceted spin-off possibilities.-School Library JournalThis is the perfect hook to start students exploring the United States.-InstructorAn easy geography lesson, and the illustrations showcase the beauty of our largest state.-Southern LivingTeachers exploring the aÇÿwhere am I' concept will appreciate the increasingly distant views of city, area, state, continent, planet, and solar system.-BooklistEnchanting.-Kirkus Reviews