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Planting a Rainbow

Planting a Rainbow

Current price: $9.99
Publication Date: February 28th, 1992
Publisher:
Clarion Books
ISBN:
9780152626105
Pages:
32
Bear Pond Books of Montpelier
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Description

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.

Celebrate Earth Day, spring, and the basics of gardening while improving color recognition with Lois Ehlert's Planting a Rainbow!

About the Author

Lois Ehlert was the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Caldecott Honor–winning Color Zoo, Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the best-selling Waiting for Wings.

Lois Ehlert was the author-illustrator of many picture books, including Caldecott Honor–winning Color Zoo, Leaf Man, Pie in the Sky, In My World, Growing Vegetable Soup, Planting a Rainbow, and the best-selling Waiting for Wings.

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