The Tiny Seed by Eric CarleThe Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

The Tiny Seed

byEric CarleIllustratorEric Carle

Paperback | April 1, 2001

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In autumn, a strong wind blows flower seeds high in the air and carries them far across the land. One by one, many of the seeds are lost -- burned by the sun, fallen into the ocean, eaten by a bird. But some survive the long winter and, come spring, sprout into plants, facing new dangers -- trampled by playing children, picked as a gift for a friend. Soon only the tiniest seed remains, growing into a giant flower and, when autumn returns, sending its own seeds into the wind to start the process over again.
Eric Carle's eloquent text and brilliant collages turn the simple life cycle of a plant into an exciting story, a nature lesson, and an inspiring message of the importance of perseverance.
Eric Carle is an award-winning, children's picture book author and illustrator whose most recognized work is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book. Carle was born to German parents in 1929 in Syracuse, New York. The family returned to Germany in 1935, moving to a suburb of Stuttgart. Carle disliked high school, quitting at the age of ...
Title:The Tiny SeedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 11.25 × 8 × 0.3 inPublished:April 1, 2001Publisher:AladdinLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0689842449

ISBN - 13:9780689842443

Appropriate for ages: 4


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! A beautifully illustrated story about a tiny seed on an adventure. A great way to teach children about the life cycle of a plant. Beautiful!
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Spring Nice read-aloud book, perfect for Spring.
Date published: 2017-02-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! My kids love Eric Carle! The pictures are so vibrant!
Date published: 2016-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT!! I absolutely adore this book! It is soooooo well written! Its pictures are absolutely beautiful! This book is a must for anyone with children! It is just that good! You should buy this book right away! I PROMISE that you will LOVE it too!
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