Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?: All About Deserts by Tish RabeWhy Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?: All About Deserts by Tish Rabe

Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?: All About Deserts

byTish RabeIllustratorAristides Ruiz, Joe Mathieu

Picture Books | January 11, 2011

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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!
TISH RABE is the author of countless books for young readers, among them 11 Cat in the Hat Learning Library books.Among the many books illustrated by ARISTIDES RUIZ are all the Cat in the Hat Learning Library Books.JOE MATHIEU has illustrated countless books for children.
Title:Why Oh Why Are Deserts Dry?: All About DesertsFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:48 pages, 9.31 × 6.75 × 0.35 inPublished:January 11, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375858687

ISBN - 13:9780375858680


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Learn about deserts with the Cat in the Hat This book is part of an awesome series of books that teaches kids about various aspects of physical and life sciences. The Cat and the Hat journeys to the desert to teach Sally and Dick about various desert plants and animals and how they survive in such a harsh habitat. It includes a small glossary for the scientific words that are introduced. Though less than 50 pages, it is a great educational book for kids , and a lot of fun to read. Both the illustrations and the natural cadences of the rhymes are true to the spirit of Dr. Seuss. #plumreview
Date published: 2017-05-29