Planting a Rainbow by Lois EhlertPlanting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert

Planting a Rainbow

byLois Ehlert

Paperback | February 1, 2001

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This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert's bold collage illustrations include six pages of staggered width, presenting all the flowers of each color of the rainbow.
LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Title:Planting a RainbowFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 8.5 × 11 × 0.1 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152626107

ISBN - 13:9780152626105

Appropriate for ages: 3


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Lovely book - kids learn about planting, the names of flowers, colours and more. Short and simple. Perfect for toddlers.
Date published: 2017-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic book This has been my daughter's favorite book since she was a toddler. She loved the colours in the book. Great for young children and teaches older kids about planting a variety of bulbs and seeds in the garden.
Date published: 2017-01-31

From Our Editors

Bold and exuberant pictures show the planting of a family garden. Bulbs, seeds, and seedlings grow into a brilliant rainbow of colorful flowers that are picked and carried home. And next year, a rainbow can grow all over again! Full-color, die-cut illustrations

Editorial Reviews

The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect." - Booklist "A splendid beginning book of colors and flowers cleverly arranged for young readers." - The Horn Book "Young readers will love watching the garden grow." - San Francisco Chronicle "A dazzling celebration . . . of the garden, the power of shape and color, and the harmony of text and image." - School Library Journal "