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Two young friends find a seed, and what an adventure follows. At first they play with it, but of course it doesn’t grow. Then they listen to it, plant it and wait as the seasons come and go until, in the summer sunshine, there stands a glorious sunflower. That’s not the end of the story though: the flower dies, as flowers do, but it leaves them more seeds. This is a beautiful and very clever illustration of the cycle of life, all wrapped up in a story that will be fun to read over and over again. The rhythmic text is great to read aloud and there are opportunities for children to copy the actions of its stars on every page as they dance, sing, get blown by the wind, and grow up like the sunflower.
A little boy and girl find a seed, and decide to keep it safe. They play with it but it doesn't grow. What must they do to make it grow? When it flowers and dies they find it has left them lots of new seeds to plant. Perfect to get children interested in gardening and introduce them to the plant life cycle and seasons.
|Publication date:||1st August 2019|
|Topics:||Gardening, Out and About, Wildlife|
A graduate of the MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art, Rob Ramsden lives in Suffolk and teaches graphic illustration and animation to pupils from 5 years old to university level. Rob set up Fictional Space, a screen printing studio in Suffolk dedicated to collaboration, editions and limited-edition publications.More About Rob Ramsden