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A Seed Is Sleepy

Dianna Aston ; Sylvia Long
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From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Butterfly is Patient, and A Rock Is Lively comes this gorgeous and informative look at the intricate, complex, and often surprising world of seeds. Now in pape...
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From the creators of the award-winning An Egg Is Quiet, A Butterfly is Patient, and A Rock Is Lively comes this gorgeous and informative look at the intricate, complex, and often surprising world of seeds. Now in paperback!

“A beautifully illustrated introduction to an aspect of the natural world. . . . Will encourage kids to wonder.”—Booklist

Part of the incredible six-book Nature Books series from artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston, A Seed is Sleepy introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts.

Turn each page to explore the amazing world of these garden wonders through watercolor illustrations that bring to life nature landscapes filled with seeds, flowers, plants, leaves, and trees.

A NATURE BOOK TO TREASURE: From tiny redwood seeds to giant coconut seeds, from bright red-orange mountain laurel seeds to pods of fluffy milkweed, curious kids will find a wealth of information and inspiration in this fascinating picture book.

PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN READERS: Poetic in voice and elegant in design, each volume in this unique series of nature book for kids is sure to inspire lively questions and observations from young listeners. Like the best nonfiction books for children, they are equally at home being read to a child on a parent’s lap as they are in a classroom reading circle.

BACKYARD GARDEN INSPIRATION: Families and schools have embraced the fun of designing and planting gardens and witnessing the amazing work of nature first-hand. This beautiful book is a smart and useful companion for garden starters.

Perfect for:

  • Parents, teachers, librarians, and homeschool educators
  • Young and emerging readers with an interest in gardening, nature, water, and science
  • Fans of National Geographic kids' books, Eric Carle books like The Tiny Seed, and Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt and others in the Over and Under series
  • Gift giving for birthday, Easter, springtime or summer reading for boys and girls who love books about flora and fauna, birds, bugs, and animals
Format: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 9 x 11 V
Age Range: 5 - 10 Years
Publication Date: 03/04/2014
ISBN: 9781452131474
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Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many bestselling books for children. Her detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.

★“ Will stretch children’s minds and imaginations. . . . Long’s ink-and-watercolor sketches, full of rich color and intricate detail, merit high praise. . . .” —School Library Journal, starred review