The Carrot Seed: 75th Anniversary

byRuth KraussIllustratorCrockett Johnson

May 19, 2020|
The Carrot Seed: 75th Anniversary by Ruth Krauss
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Celebrate 75 years of The Carrot Seed with a new foreword from Caldecott Honor picture book creator Kevin Henkes!

When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won''t grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits...

This beloved classic celebrates patience, determination, and believing in yourself. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss''s simple text and Crockett Johnson''s eloquent illustrations creates a triumphant and deeply satisfying story for readers of all ages.

Ruth Krauss, a member of the experimental Writer’s Laboratory at the Bank Street School in New York City in the 1940s, imaginatively used humor and invented words to create some of the very first books for children that highlighted a child’s inner life. She collaborated with some of the greatest illustrators in children’s literature, i...
Title:The Carrot Seed: 75th Anniversary
Product dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.12 in
Shipping dimensions:32 pages, 8 X 6 X 0.12 in
Published:May 19, 2020
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780064432108

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