Synopses & Reviews
A seed is a tiny plant. Given soil, water, and sunlight, the seed will begin to grow. As the seed grows, it becomes a flower, a vegetable, or maybe even a tree.
This enlarged edition introduces seeds and how they grow, with clear explanations and beautifully detailed illustrations that outline the simple steps for beginning a garden. Seeds
How does a tiny acorn grow into an enormous oak tree? At one time, the tree in your backyard could have fit into your pocket! Look inside to learn the simple steps for turning a packet of seeds into your own garden.
Uses observations of bean seeds planted in eggshells to demonstrate the growth of seeds into plants.
About the Author
Helene J. Jordan was a science editor associated with the American Museum of Natural History. She also served as the editor of Natural History
magazine and as the director of the Rockefeller University Press.
Loretta Krupinski has illustrated several childrens books, including Dear Rebecca, Winter Is Here by Jean Craighead George, The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo, and her own Into the Woods: A Woodland Scrapbook. She has also illustrated one other book in the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro. She successfully grew all the bean plants pictured in this book. She lives on the coast of Maine.