The Tiny Seed

The Tiny Seed

Book rating: 01 Hardback World of Eric Carle

By (author) Eric Carle, Illustrated by Eric Carle

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  • Publisher: Neugebauer Press,U.S.
  • Format: Hardback | 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 97mm x 140mm x 8mm | 68g
  • Publication date: 8 December 2007
  • Publication City/Country: North Quincy, MA
  • ISBN 10: 088708155X
  • ISBN 13: 9780887081552
  • Sales rank: 2,040

Product description

Dazzlingly colorful collage illustrations and a simple but dramatic text tell the fascinating story of the life cycle of a flower in terms of the adventures of a tiny seed. Carried aloft by the autumn wind, the tiny seed, along with other bigger seeds, travels far over the world. the journey is perilous: one of the bigger seeds is burned by the sun; another falls into the ocean; still another is eaten by a bird. Even after those that are left have landed on fertile ground and begun to grow, danger is near: one small plant is stepped on; one little flower is picked; but the tiny seed keeps growing almost unnoticed. Young readers will cheer at the happy outcome of this exciting tale. And they will long remember the heartening message of the tiny seed's steadfast perserverance in the face of many hazards and obstacles until its final joyful success.

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By Cheryl Taylor 18 Jul 2012 1

I purchased this and The Very Busy spider for use in my classroom and was very disappointed to receive 2 miniature books!it was not obvious when ordering and so they are a waste of money for use in a classroom!the story is great but the size is not and book depository needs to make size obvious.

By Sarah McNamara 26 May 2010 1

Great story, however I would recommend you read the full bibliographic data before purchasing this book - it is a miniture version and very hard to read!! The larger version is better!