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Books about the Desert Museum

Cover - Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Scrapbook

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum: A Scrapbook, Peggy Pickering Larson

A treat for anyone who ever wanted to take a behind the scenes tour of one of America's truly great museums.

  • Western Book Design & Production Award
  • Southwest Books of the Year (2003)

"[Peggy Larson] has assembled an engaging, thoroughly readable compedium of personalities, news clips, history, comments and quotes. It is a recap for old-timers and an appealing introduction for newcomers." more...


Cover - Desert Gardens: A Photographic Tour of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Desert Gardens: A Photographic Tour of the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Foreword by Stewart L. Udall
Edited by Richard C. Brusca, Mark A. Dimmitt, & George M. Montgomery

Join us on a photographic tour of the spectacular Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum! Our focus on the unique plants, animals, and landscapes of the Sonoran Desert makes us one of the top zoological sites in the United States. more...


Cover - Dining with the Desert MuseumFavorite Recipes from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Dining with the Desert Museum
Favorite Recipes from the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
, the Desert Museum Docents for the Capital Campaign

Created by the Museum's gifted and committed docents, this cookbook is a compilation of recipes contributed by staff, docents and volunteers of the Museum. It presents an outstanding collection of recipes that include some of the best dishes of the Southwest as well as delicious traditional offerings. more...


Cover - Vanishing Circles: Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region

Vanishing Circles: Portraits of Disappearing Wildlife of the Sonoran Desert Region, By Linda M. Brewer
Foreword by Richard Leakey

Vanishing Circles is a richly illustrated volume documenting an important Desert Museum exhibition and showcasing the beauty and diversity of species rapidly disappearing from the American Southwest. more...