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A Seed, a Flower, a Minute, an Hour
by Joan W. Blos
Illustrations and very brief text depict a seed changing into a flower, a bee into a swarm, a thought into a poem, and other changes.
Published March 1st 1994 by Little Simon
(first published April 1st 1992)
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This book has the feel of a simple poem as it leads a child from smaller to larger with beautiful accompanying illustrations by Hans Poppel that make the transitions easy to see. A child will be able to see themself within this book as they consider clouds and cats and dogs which will make it easier for them to follow along. Since there is more of a progression than a story to this book, it makes more sense for the emerging reader who is still learning to recognize words. A slightly older reader ...more