Planting a Rainbow (Board book)

By Lois Ehlert

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152046330, 32pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2003

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/28/1992)
Hardcover (4/11/1988)
Big book (2/24/1992)
Board book (3/1/2008)
Prebound (2/28/1992)
Prebound (2/1/1992)
Board book (3/1/2006)

List Price: 7.99*
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This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. Lois Ehlert's bold collage illustrations include six pages of staggered width, presenting all the flowers of each color of the rainbow.

About the Author

LOIS EHLERT has created many picture books, including Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the bestselling Waiting for Wings. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Praise For Planting a Rainbow

"The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect."--Booklist

"A splendid beginning book of colors and flowers cleverly arranged for young readers."--The Horn Book

"Young readers will love watching the garden grow."--San Francisco Chronicle

"A dazzling celebration . . . of the garden, the power of shape and color, and the harmony of text and image."--School Library Journal