Seeds

By Ken Robbins; Ken Robbins (Illustrator)
(Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780689850417, 32pp.)

Publication Date: January 6, 2005

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SEEDS!

SEEDS!

SEEDS!

From summer's flourishing flowers to autumn's succulent fruits, everything begins with a tiny little seed.

In this fascinating chronicle, young readers will learn how seeds grow, and how they vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns. From cherry pits to exploding pods, to sticktight seeds that cling to your shoes, acclaimed photographer and author Ken Robbins illuminates how wondrous nature springs up throughout the year before our very eyes.




About the Author

Ken Robbins specializes in photographic nonfiction books on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to autumn leaves. His book Tools, with its trademark hand-tinted photographs was a New York Times Best Illustrated Book. His books for Atheneum include Fireflies at Midnight by Marilyn Singer, Trucks, Thunder on the Plains, and Apples. Mr. Robbins lives in East Hampton, Long Island.

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