Hector is a book about personal strength & resilience in the Sonoran Desert. Many creatures and plants of the desert, and the challenges they face, carry the story to a happy ending which is ultimately - the importance of having someone to love. This is a timeless fable meant for the whole family, with the more sophisticated writing appealing to older kids and adults, and the illustrations and lessons appealing to the younger kids. Beautifully printed in USA, 8.5" x 11" matte coated and perfect bound. Ideal reading age begins around 8, but little kids love the story and illustrations.