The Night Flower: The Blooming of the Saguaro Cactus
The Night Flower: The Blooming of the Saguaro Cactus
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The Night Flower: The Blooming of the Saguaro Cactus

Written and illustrated by Lara Hawthorne
Published by Candlewick Press
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An exquisitely illustrated nonfiction picture book about a desert flower that blooms for just one night a year As the summer sun sets over the Sonoran desert in Arizona, wildlife gathers to witness a very special annual event. The night flower is about to bloom. For a few short hours, the desert is transformed into a riot of color and sound as mammals and insects congregate for this miracle of nature. Explore the fascinating desert ecosystem, from pollinating fruit bats to howling mice and reptilian monsters, in this beautiful nonfiction picture book.

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Publication Date
March 12, 2019
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Reading Age
3 - 7 years

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