The Carrot Seed

The Carrot Seed

Book - 1945
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From celebrated children's book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the beloved classic story The Carrot Seed.

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...

This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the 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.

Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c1945.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780064432108
Branch Call Number: +E KRA


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Mar 27, 2018

My own children enjoyed this 40 years ago
and now happily share it with my 3 year old grandson

Mar 24, 2018

Wonderful storytelling through its simple but meaningful narrative and pictures. Accessible to readers of all ages. Touches upon concepts of nature, family, relationships, and character. A beautiful classic.

DonnaN_KCMO Apr 24, 2017

Children of all ages will enjoy this story. A little boy is determined to grow a carrot despite everyone telling him he can't. Children will appreciate his persistence and his reward of a huge carrot.

Jul 12, 2015

The little boy has a lot of faith.

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