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Katie of the Sonoran Desert

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Katie of the Sonoran Desert. Based on a true story. This is the true story of Katie, a meter-long western diamondback rattlesnake, and her adventures as she struggles to make a life for herself in the harsh Sonoran Desert. We re with Katie, sharing in her determination as she hunts for the food she needs to stay alive, her terror when attacked by vicious predators, and her ...more
Hardcover, 70 pages
Published July 1st 2009 by Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Press (first published 2009)
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Andrew
How do you make a cheery children's story about a rattlesnake?

You get a famed herpetologist like Kate Jackson (NOT the actress) to describe a year in the life of the rattlesnake – and include herself as a character in the book.
You pick a scenic location like the Sonoran desert, and you make sure you include other animals native to the region.
You include a postscript with a short description of the animals and plants featured in the story.
You get a talented illustrator like Natalie Rowe to depic
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Natalie
Dec 20, 2009 Natalie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People who like snakes and nature!
Recommended to Natalie by: Me
Blatant plug for the children's book I illustrated!
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