Desert Giant: The World of the Saguaro Cactus


From a distance, towering saguaro cacti may look lonely and devoid of life, but looks can be deceiving. Learn about the creatures who call these desert giants home, the life cycle of the saguaro cactus, and how important it is to the Tohono O’odham people of the desert. Readers will come away with a deeper understanding of these iconic desert cacti and their crucial role in the desert ecosystem.

  • ISBN-13: 978-1-57805-085-7
  • Genre: Childrens
  • Format: Softcover
  • Trim: 8½" x 11"
  • Page count: 32 pages
  • Published by Sierra Club Books for Children in 1989
  • Written and Illustrated by Barbara Bash
  • Ages 6-10
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