Horned Toad Canyon
By Joyce Gibson Roach Illustrated by Charles Shaw
This story is rich with culture, language and natural history. These elements are subtle yet integral to placing the reader within the landscape and allowing them to feel, hear, see, and experience the story accurately. Small details about biology and natural histroy are accurately described, then mixed with facts to create the delightful personification of each animal, from the brave horned lizard, Tuck, to the awkward Harris Hawk.