What's This? by Caroline Mockford


What's This? by Caroline Mockford

Share the excitement of a small girl who discovers how a tiny seed gradually grows into a beautiful sunflower, and how the sunflower makes new seeds for the following year. For teachers and parents, this book offers helpful advice on cultivating seeds and bulbs and on how to grow a sunflower. It includes simple guidelines on growing your own sunflowers.


'A simple story that works on many levels as a lovely picture book, and an educational book about nature and how things grow'

'Beautifully illustrated...the colours leap off the page and Caroline Mockford's drawings really do capture the wonder and magic of the natural world' - schoolsnet.com 'A perfect book' - Guardian'

About the Author

Caroline Mockford is the mother of three growing boys. After gaining a degree in fine art from Norwich School of Art, England, she worked as a nursery school teacher, an experience that gave her invaluable insight into how children explore and learn through books. Caroline works mainly in acrylics to achieve the strong and bold colours that are her trademark. Caroline's other work with Barefoot Books includes her popular Cleo series, featuring Cleo's Alphabet Book (HC: 978-1-84148-002-2; PB: 978-1-84148-722-9), Cleo's Colour Book (HC:978-1-90523-629-9), and Cleo's Counting Book (978-1-84148-206-4; PB: 978-1-84148-705-2).

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st March 2007



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Barefoot Books Ltd is an imprint of Barefoot Books

logo Barefoot Books celebrate art and story that opens the hearts and minds of children from all walks of life, inspiring them to read deeper, search further, and explore their own creative gifts.

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