As the sun starts to set, a spotted wildcat awakens. It leaves the cave where it has been resting and begins to roam the rocky landscape outside. In the cool night air, the bobcat hunts for its prey. When morning comes, it escapes the heat by returning to the cave. Welcome to life in the desert! Young readers will learn all about the desert environment where the bobcat lives, as well as its physical characteristics, what it eats, and how it survives in its hot, dry home. Colorful photos and diagrams, clear text, age-appropriate activities, and critical-thinking questions will keep young readers turning the pages as they take a closer look at this intriguing desert dweller.