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Why Oh Why are Deserts Dry?: All About Deserts Library Binding – Jan 11 2011

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Product Details

  • Library Binding: 48 pages
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers (Jan. 11 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0375958681
  • ISBN-13: 978-0375958687
  • Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 1 x 23.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 227 g
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About the Author

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. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
favorite series May 22 2011
By Kerryann Kenney - Published on
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Do you want to know why Deserts are Dry? It is because they are cloudless and the land cannot hold the moisture. I did not know that! We live in a suburb of Phoenix, Arizona. I bought this book for my son's birthday in June. I am happy to say we both learned while reading this book.

My 5 year old is a good reader but he is young. This series is great because it provides loads of science but it's not too hard. The pages are broken up with wonderful illustrations, sections, captions but the text is readable and follows a semblance of a narrative. There are many science books you can select for a young reader but some are plagued with small font, some have vocabulary that is too hard, some lack appealing pictures or are simply too much. This series (and book) is perfect.

Dr. Seuss's Learning Library hits the right note for a kinder/first grader that loves science. The series is so extensive that it is easy to pick a science topic that suits your child. My son's favorite in the series is about the Human BodyInside Your Outside: All About the Human Body (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library)
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Fun educational book for primary kids Reading Level 1-6 April 8 2013
By DesertKat - Published on
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Even my first graders enjoyed listening to it and were able to answer Accelerated Reader questions. Dr. Suess is fun to read.
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Great book! Sept. 24 2013
By elena - Published on
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I love Cat in the Hat books. Now my kids do too. This book opened a panel of questions as we read this book. Kids wanted to know more.
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kid love it July 3 2013
By rekha - Published on
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what can I add!! they love the tv series and books are good addition. Book was in pretty good condition.
Great book for primary level explaining about deserts June 5 2013
By Helen O'Neill - Published on
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Great book explaining the deserts, especially the Sonoran Desert in Arizona. My grandson is interested in the causes of things, so he found it fascinating. He also is at the right age for the early reading books and this was perfect for him. There is even a glossary in the back of the book explaining the pertinent words used that are not in everyone's everyday vocabulary. Of course, there is plenty of repetition of sight words throughout the book as there are in every early reader, yet this is one of the more advanced early readers. It is a wonderful book for the primary level. This merits a Thumbs Up!