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The Carrot Seed

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The Carrot Seed

By Ruth Krauss; Crockett Johnson (Illustrator)

HarperTrophy, Paperback, 9780064432108, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 28, 2004

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Description

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.

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