Synopses & Reviews
A little boy plants a carrot seed even though his family is convinced that it will never sprout. He is determined to see his plant grow and steadfastly tends to the seed despite his family's doubts. In the end, his perseverance and faith are rewarded in this heartwarming tale.
A little boy just knows that a carrot will grow from the seed that he plants--whatever his family may believe--in this brief, classic story of childhood faith rewarded. Two- and four-color illustrations.
About the Author
RUTH KRAUSS (19111993) is the author of more than thirty books for children. Known for possessing keen insight into their thoughts and language, she has captivated young imaginations for generations with such classics as Ill Be You and You Be Me, Charlotte and the White Horse, and A Hole Is to Dig, all illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the The Carrot Seed, illustrated by her husband, Crockett Johnson.