A Seed Is Sleepy - (Family Treasure Nature Encylopedias) by Dianna Hutts Aston (Hardcover)
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About the BookAward-winning artist Long and author Aston have teamed up to create this gorgeous follow-up to their "An Egg Is Quiet," introducing children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts. A Junior Library Guild Selection. Full color.
Book SynopsisAward-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.
"This introduction to seeds and plants uses simple sentences that will stretch children's minds and imaginations . a wonderful addition to units that focus not only on seeds and plants, but also on writing and the language arts." School Library Journal, Starred Review
"...will pull children into basic botany...and encourage kids to wonder about the plant world's mysterious, gorgeous spectrum of possibilities." Booklist, March 15, 2007
About the AuthorDianna Hutts Aston's previous books include An Egg Is Quiet, When You Were Born, Loony Little, and Bless This Mouse. She lives in Texas Hill Country. Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many best-selling books for children Her previous books include An Egg Is Quiet, Sylvia Long's Mother Goose, and Snug As a Bug. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.