A Seed In Need: A First Look At The Plant Cycle
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A Seed In Need: A First Look At The Plant Cycle

3.38 of 5 stars 3.38  ·  rating details  ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Aimed at young children, this work presents the story about the growth of a plant from seed to full flowering through the characters of an inquisitive ladybird and snail.
Paperback, 31 pages
Published January 1st 2007 by Hodder Children's Books (first published June 30th 1998)
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A Seed in Need - Sam Goodwin

A first look at the plant cycle.

This book is a colourful, fun informative exploration of the full cycle of a plant. The narrative follows the full life of an individual seed and is narrated by two characters, a ladybird and snail.

The text is very easy to follow, each double page details each stage of the cycle, with each single page consisting of a declarative sentence. The dialogue between the snail and the ladybird offers more information to the young reader and s...more
Catherine Collins
A Seed in Need is a look at the plant cycle where a ladybird learns how a plant grows, dies and how its seeds are planted again to grow next year. The book is in two parts: there are some simple sentences across the page but there are also detailed dialogue boxes on the pages for the more advanced readers.

The book is colourful and it covers all the important aspects but text may be too high level for younger children as there is no rhyming scheme to keep them engaged.

I recommend this book for up...more
Apr 27, 2008 Gitta rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: kids age 2-9
Shelves: indonesian
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Follow the life cycle of a sunflower seed in this colorful book.
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