The Tiny Seed

Eric Carle, Author, Eric Carle, Illustrator Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing $18.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-88708-015-9
This picture book admirably conveys the miracle of a seed. Flower pods burst and dispatch their seeds on the wind; the air-borne seeds are subject to myriad disasters; and the ones that make it through the perils of the seasons to become mature flowering plants are still susceptible to being picked, trod upon and otherwise damaged. But nature allows for survivors, and so the tiny seed grows into a giant flower, releasing its seeds and continuing the cycle. As he has demonstrated with The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other books, Carle has an extraordinary kinship with nature. Here we have not just the explanation of the life of a flower, but drama, lessons of life and a lovely spirituality. This is a reissue of the original 1970 edition, with expanded, expansive collage illustrations. The pages, like the seed pods, burst with color. Ages 4-8. (March)
Reviewed on: 08/19/1991
Release date: 08/01/1991
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Hardcover - 40 pages - 978-0-88708-155-2
Paperback - 1 pages - 978-0-689-84244-3
Hardcover - 40 pages - 978-957-9691-42-0
Prebound-Other - 978-0-606-20946-5
Prebound-Glued - 40 pages - 978-0-613-35001-3
Hardcover - 36 pages - 978-1-4169-7917-3
Prebound-Sewn - 978-0-7569-0387-9
Paperback - 1 pages - 978-0-14-055713-8
Board Books - 34 pages - 978-0-689-87149-8
Hardcover - 32 pages - 978-4-03-327440-9
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