Oye al desierto - Listen to the desert by Pat Mora. Recommended in Lesson 22 - Escucha of Sonrisas curriculum Level 1. A bilingual account of some of the animals and sounds commonly found in the Southwestern desert. On each spread of this tribute to the desert, see its various treasures - among them a toad, coyote, rain dance and wind all get a rhythmic, drum-like phrase, repeated in English and Spanish, plus a soft watercolor rendering. 32 pages, paperback.