Mother Goose Time’s “Discover the Desert” Book List

March’s Mother Goose Time curriculum is called “Discover the Desert”. Included in Mother Goose Time’s monthly curriculum is a list of books that coordinate with the month’s theme.  This month includes many picture books for children to learn more about being at the rodeo, the Sahara Desert, the Mojave Desert, and the desert night.

Week 1: At the Rodeo

I Want to Be a Cowboy by Dan Liebman

Gingerbread Cowboy by Janet Squires

Gingerbread Cowboy

Cowboy Wyatt by Sarah M. Hayes

Cowboy Small by Lois Lenski

Rodeo Rider by Mick Gowar

Week 2: Sahara Desert

Deserts by Emily K. Green

Camels (Nature’s Children) by Jennifer Zeiger

Who Lives Here? Desert Animals by Deborah Hodge

Who Lives Here?

Pyramids (A First Discovery Book) by Gallimard Jeunesse

Eye Wonder: Desert by DK Publishing

Week 3: Mojave Desert

Mojave by Diane Siebert

Desert Tortoises by Elizabeth Thomas

Little Burro by Jim Arnosky

Hug Me by Simona Ciraolo

The Cacti Are Having a Party by Sheila Biefeldt

The Cacti Are Having a Party

Week 4: Desert Night

Desert Night, Desert Day by Anthony Fredericks

Desert Night, Desert Day

Desert Babies by Kristen McCurry

Coyotes (Animals That Live in the Desert) by JoAnn Early Macken

Rattlesnake Rules by Conrad J. Storad

A Campfire for Cowboy Billy by Wendy K. Ulmer


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