If You Plant A Seed

Hardcover | March 3, 2015

byKadir Nelson

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Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.

With spare text and breathtaking oil paintings, If You Plant a Seed demonstrates not only the process of planting and growing for young children but also how a seed of kindness can bear sweet fruit.

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Kadir Nelson, acclaimed author of Baby Bear and winner of the Caldecott Honor and the Coretta Scott King Author and Illustrator Awards, presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compassion and generosity.With spare text and breathtaking oil paintings, If You Plant a Seed dem...

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If you plant a carrot seed . . . a carrot will grow.If you plant a lettuce seed . . . lettuce will grow.But what happens if you plant a seed of kindness . . . or selfishness?Beloved award-winning author-illustrator Kadir Nelson presents a resonant, gently humorous story about the power of even the smallest acts and the rewards of compa...

Kadir Nelson won the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor forHeart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. He received Caldecott Honors forHenry's Freedom Boxby Ellen Levine andMoses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedomby Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he also garnered a Coretta Scott...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 11 × 11 × 0.25 inPublished:March 3, 2015Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062298895

ISBN - 13:9780062298898

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“Though the message is as old as time, its delivery here is fresh and sweet as August corn.”