Dooley Bear Adventures Arizona!

In this book of the award-winning Dooley Bear Adventures series, Dooley Bear travels to Arizona. He rides a mule in the Grand Canyon, visits an old west town, tries to dance the Hoop Dance and eats chimichangas and prickly pear ice cream.

 

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The author describes this book

"A delightful book based on the real life canine friend of the author. Great illustrations accompany this engaging children's story! The series of books is one you will want to have for your child's library. The author has given thoughtful attention to helping children engage in a life long skill necessary for success in all aspects of a child's future. The series encourages parent/child interaction which reinforces reading skills. A great concept! I look forward to the growing series of Dooley Bear Adventures!"

Michelle P. New Mexico, USA

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"As a former educator I couldn't be more impressed with all this series has to offer. I currently provide childcare for 3 children and have used the online curriculum that coincides with each book. The children love and look forward to our reading time. I highly recommend the Dooley Bear series."

J.B. Chicago, USA

Fun Facts

Arizona Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake

The state reptile of Arizona is the Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake. They rarely weigh more than 3-4 ounces as an adult or don’t grow longer than 24 inches.

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Arizona Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake

Blue Palo Verde Tree

The state tree of Arizona is the blue palo verde tree. It typically grows to 40 feet tall and lives approximately 40 years.

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Blue Palo Verde Tree

Bolo Tie

The official neckwear of Arizona is the bolo tie. It is a type of necktie made with braided leather and secured with a decorative clasp.

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Bolo Tie

Cactus Wren

The state bird of Arizona is the cactus wren. They can live to be 10 years old and grow up to 8 inches long. They live inside of saguaro cacti and eat insects and small reptiles.

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Cactus Wren

Cheese Crisp

An open-faced four tortilla covered in shredded cheese and baked until crispy.

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Cheese Crisp

Chimichanga

The state food of Arizona is the chimichanga. It is a burrito that is deep-fried.

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Chimichanga

Flag of Arizona

This is the state flag of Arizona.

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Flag of Arizona

Fry Bread

This is flat dough that is deep-fried. It can be eaten plain or with honey, powdered sugar and even beans and cheese.

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Fry Bread

Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon that was carved by the Colorado River. It is 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide and has a maximum depth of over a mile. It is a national park.

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Grand Canyon

Havasu Falls

The Havasu waterfalls are located in the Havasupai Indian reservation at the bottom of the Grand Canyon. The main waterfall is over 90-feet tall.

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Havasu Falls

Hoop Dance

The Hoop Dance is a Native American dance that is used to tell a story. Typically, 28 hoops are used.

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Hoop Dance

Prickly Pear Ice Cream

Prickly pear ice cream is a flavor of ice cream that is made from the red fruit of a prickly pear cactus.

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Prickly Pear Ice Cream

Ringtailed Cat

The state mammal of Arizona is the ringtailed cat. This cat belongs to the raccoon family and an adult can weigh 2 to 3 pounds.

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Ringtailed Cat

Saguaro Cactus

The saguaro cactus is the largest cactus in the United States. They can grow up to 60 feet tall, weigh up to 4800 pounds and live over 150 years.

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Saguaro Cactus

Saguaro Cactus Blossom

The state flower of Arizona is the saguaro cactus blossom.

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Saguaro Cactus Blossom

Tombstone, Arizona

The city of Tombstone, Arizona is an old west town that was founded in 1879.

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Tombstone, Arizona

Two-Tailed Swallotail Butterfly

The state butterfly of Arizona is the two-tailed swallowtail butterfly. They eat leaves, drink flower nectar and have a wingspan of up to 5 inches.

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Two-Tailed Swallotail Butterfly

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Parent Handbooks

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Other books in the series

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