Planting a Rainbow

by Lois Ehlert

In this perennial classic by Caldecott Honor–winning author Lois Ehlert, little ones learn the colors of the rainbow as they watch a plants grow in a beautifully vibrant garden.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152626105
  • ISBN-10: 0152626107
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 02/28/1992
  • Carton Quantity: 50

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  • About the Book

    In this perennial classic by Caldecott Honor–winning author Lois Ehlert, little ones learn the colors of the rainbow as they watch a plants grow in a beautifully vibrant garden. 

     

    Through brilliant, textured cut paper collages, the story follows the progress of a mother and daughter in their backyard as they plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings and nurture their growth into flowers. Bold, spare text and dazzling illustrations will inspire readers to take a closer look at the natural world and maybe even start a garden of their own.

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    "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

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