If You Hold a Seed
By Elly MacKay (Illustrator)
(Running Press Kids, Hardcover, 9780762447213, 32pp.)
Publication Date: April 2013
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Exquisite illustrations balanced with minimal, flowing words, articulate the magic that unfolds from planting a simple seed. As a young boy holds the seed and sows it in the ground, it gradually comes to life throughout the seasons.
Whether a seed, hope, or dream, the acts of love, patience, and nurturing are essential for them to flourish. Perfect for new ventures or celebrating milestones, If You Hold A Seed has a simple message that will appeal across generations.
Elly MacKay lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and children. She attended Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and the University of Canterbury, Elly is an artist, illustrator, and educator, and her artwork is sold in several stores including Etsy
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