The Carrot Seed Board Book Board book – 17 Jul 2014
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"In this cunningly paced fable about patience and standing one's ground, a little boy plants a carrot seed, weeds and waters the spot, and waits for something to happen. A parade of nay-sayers drop by to tell the boy, 'I'm afraid it won't come up.' The big moment is a stupendous surprise...the little hero's homegrown triumph." -- "Parenting" --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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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 ...
First published in 1945 and never out of print, this 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.--This text refers to the Hardcover edition. See all Product Description
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Top Customer Reviews
It is a wonderfully simple story about a young boy who plants a carrot seed and looks after it despite his mother, father and older brother telling him that it will not grow.
I have two boys aged 4 & 1 and my family love reading it together. The older boy loves playing his part, while the younger boy loves being part of the reading experience.
And, give the message to your children.
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This book is deep. It explores the complex nature of family and gardening technique. The obvious question when reading this book is whether the bumps on the boy's head is his hair... Read morePublished on 3 Jun. 2014 by Zero
Nice easy read for very young with a nice moral to it without being sickly. Have used with 0-3 yr olds.Published on 10 Feb. 2014 by Jan
A very simple book, with basic illustrations and only a few words per page -ideal for two to three year olds who like the repetitiveness and predictability of the story.Published on 10 May 2012 by Jane