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The Carrot Seed

By Ruth Krauss

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

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...

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Book

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ISBN

0060233516


Format: Book
Author: Krauss, Ruth
Summary: Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.
Title: The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson.
Publisher Date: New York : HarperCollins, c1973.
Subject: Seeds -- Juvenile fiction. Gardening -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 0060233516 (lib. bdg.) 0060233508
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 13
Call Number: P Krauss
Oclc: 26757197
Upc:
Bib Id: 246258

Format: Book
Author: Krauss, Ruth
Summary: Despite everyone's dire predictions, a little boy has faith in the carrot seed he plants.
Title: The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson.
Publisher, Date: New York : HarperCollins, c1973.
Description: [27] p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects: Seeds -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Gardening -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Johnson, Crockett, 1906-1975 ill.
Notes: Originally published in 1945.
LCCN: 45004530
ISBN: 0060233516 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 0060233508
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 13
Call Number: P Krauss