In a scorching desert, a rattlesnake moves sideways, making a wavy pattern in the sand. Clumps of round cactuses form a pattern of circles. The colorful shell of a tortoise forms two diamond-shaped patterns--one on top and one below! There are patterns to be found all around the desert. In this visually dazzling book, beginning readers will learn all about the shapes and colors that make up patterns in a desert. Each 32-page book features controlled text with age-appropriate vocabulary and simple sentence construction. The lively text, colorful design, and exquisite photos are sure to delight and engage emergent readers.