Danger in the Desert
In this adventurous, Spanish-translated nonfiction title, elementary readers discover poisonous plants and dangerous animals from deserts around the world. Readers will be enthralled with its vivid images, informational text, and interesting facts about desert ecology and desert plants and animals, including sidewinder snakes, dingos, desert locusts, and barrel cacti.
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