Dig, Wait, Listen

A Desert Toad's Tale

By April Pulley Sayre; Barbara Bash (Illustrator); April Pulley Sayre (Illustrator)
(Greenwillow Books, Hardcover, 9780688166144, 32pp.)

Publication Date: March 2001

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Description

The desert Southwest
is full of sounds.

Skitter, skitter, scratch.
A scorpion is crawling.
Pop, pop, pop.
kangaroo rat is hopping.
Tsk, tsk, tsk.
A rattlesnake is
shaking its tail.

But the spadefoot toad
is quiet in her
underground burrow,
listening for one sound
in particular...
What is that sound?
And what will the
spadefoot toad do
when she hears it?




About the Author
Seeing a frog's face can make April Pulley Sayre's day,

Seeing a frog's face can make April Pulley Sayre's day, so it is no wonder she chose to write about hoppiness. The aso it is no wonder she chose to write about hoppiness. The author almost dedicated her life to studying lemurs in Madagauthor almost dedicated her life to studying lemurs in Madagascar. Instead, she became an award-winning author of numerouscar. Instead, she became an award-winning author of numerous books about science and natural history for children, incls books about science and natural history for children, including "Dig, Wait, Listen", illustrated by Barbara Bash, and uding "Dig, Wait, Listen", illustrated by Barbara Bash, and "Stars Beneath Your Bed", illustrated by Ann Jonas. The auth"Stars Beneath Your Bed", illustrated by Ann Jonas. The author travels the world doing research for her books, but she lor travels the world doing research for her books, but she lives in South Bend, Indiana. ives in South Bend, Indiana.



Barbara Bash, author-illustrator of six award-winning titles for Sierra Club Books for Children, has worked for many years as a calligrapher, illustrator, and teacher of book arts and botanical drawing. She lives in upstate New York.

Seeing a frog's face can make April Pulley Sayre's day,

Seeing a frog's face can make April Pulley Sayre's day, so it is no wonder she chose to write about hoppiness. The aso it is no wonder she chose to write about hoppiness. The author almost dedicated her life to studying lemurs in Madagauthor almost dedicated her life to studying lemurs in Madagascar. Instead, she became an award-winning author of numerouscar. Instead, she became an award-winning author of numerous books about science and natural history for children, incls books about science and natural history for children, including "Dig, Wait, Listen", illustrated by Barbara Bash, and uding "Dig, Wait, Listen", illustrated by Barbara Bash, and "Stars Beneath Your Bed", illustrated by Ann Jonas. The auth"Stars Beneath Your Bed", illustrated by Ann Jonas. The author travels the world doing research for her books, but she lor travels the world doing research for her books, but she lives in South Bend, Indiana. ives in South Bend, Indiana.

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