Desert Voices (Paperback)

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By Byrd Baylor, Peter Parnall (Illustrator)
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On the hottest
summer afternoons
when desert creatures
look for shade
and stay close to the earth
and keep their voices low
I sit high on a cactus
and fling
my loud ringing trill
out to the sun...
So sings the Cactus Wren, one of the ten desert creatures that speaks for itself in the evocative and lyrical verses of Desert Voices. In both text and illustration, Desert Voices conveys a message of spirit and courage from the shy and quiet creatures of the beautiful desert land.

About the Author

Byrd Baylor lives and writes in Arizona, presenting images of the Southwest and an intense connection between the land and the people. Her prose illustrates vividly the value of simplicity, the natural world, and the balance of life within it.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780689716911
ISBN-10: 0689716915
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication Date: March 31st, 1993
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Rise and Shine

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