A Seed Is Sleepy

A Seed Is Sleepy

Award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston have teamed up again to create this gorgeous and informative introduction to seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it a guide that is equally at home being read on a parent's lap as in a classroom reading circle.

Year 1: Plants Around Us
Plant a seed and watch it grow, go on a nature hunt and identify the different trees and flowers growing. Find out which trees are deciduous and which are evergreen. Plus much more in this 9 activity topic.

Year 1: Seasons
Explore outside through nature hunts, playing outside and painting the weather. Discover how all these activities and more meet the standards set in the national curriculum and learn more about the world all around us. Plus much more in this 9 activity topic.

Year 2: How Plants Grow
Discover the lifecycle of plants. Do they need water and sunlight to grow and thrive? Can celery be turned blue or red through simple experiments to reveal how water travels through them and their leaves. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

Year 3: Investigating Plant Conditions
Throughout this topic you will learn about the life of plants, looking at how they grow through investigations and experiments. Discover how water travels through a plant, how seeds grow and what they need to survive. Plus much more in this 5 activity topic.

Year 2: Seeds and Lifecycles
This topic looks at six different ways seeds and their lifecycles are amazing and integral to each other. Go on a seed hunt and then create a seed bomb. Watch our Seed Dispersal video to learn even more and follow it up with a fun activity. Get to know the world of seeds with this great topic. Plus much more in this 6 activity topic.

  • Publisher: Chronicle Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Print length: 40 pages
  • Dimensions: 9 x 11 V
  • Reading age: 5 - 10 years old
  • Publication date: 02/15/2007
  • ISBN: 9780811855204

Sylvia Long

Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many best-selling books for children, including Sylvia Long's Mother Goose and Hush Little Baby. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband and their dogs.


Dianna Hutts Aston

Dianna Hutts Aston is the author of many books for children and is the founder of the non-profit foundation for disadvantaged children, The Oz Project. She lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

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