The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
  

The Carrot Seed

Written by Ruth Krauss
Illustrated by Crockett Johnson

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The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss

From beloved children's book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the perennial favorite The Carrot Seed, now in a board book that's perfect for little hands.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.The sturdy board book pages make this edition of the beloved story perfect for babies and toddlers.

About the Author

Ruth Krauss
On July 25, 1901, Ruth Krauss was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She went to school and spent the majority of her time drawing and reading. She published many children's books; her first , A Good Man and His Good Wife, was published in 1944. Of all her books, her favorites include The Carrot Seed and A Hole is To Dig. However, Ruth felt her best books were Other Tales from Children, and Somebody Else's Nut Tree. On July 10, 1993, Krauss died in Westport, Connecticut.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
12 pages

Author

Ruth Krauss
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Author's Website

www-personal.ksu.edu/~lcape...

Publisher

HarperFestival an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers Inc

Publication date

30th May 1993

ISBN

9780694004928


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