How a Seed Grows

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Harper Collins Publishers, Jun 5, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Once, a long time ago, the oak tree in your backyard could have fit your pocket! How can a little acorn grow so big? This book shares the secret of seeds. With the right combination of water, sun, and soil a seed will send roots down into the ground and shoot leaves up into the sunlight. Seeds can grow into flowers or vegetables or even trees. Look inside to learn the simple steps for turning a packet of seeds into a garden.

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Title: How a seed Grows
Author: Hele Jordan
Publisher: Great Britain by Butler & Tanner Ltd.
Publishing date: 1960
Genre: Non-fiction
Age: 5-7
Summary
This book speaks to the audience about planting seeds and the process of the growth. Example apple tree, corn, carrots, big oak trees, flowers all grew form a seed. It is said that some seeds grew faster than some. Example a bean grows really fast than the rest of seeds.
There are various container you can plant in example cans, egg shells, flower pots, and many others.one should insert seeds in any one of the container, which includes soil and water daily .Ensure your container is near to the sunlight.
The more water one adds the fatter the seeds gets, the more roots grew from one end to the next, these roots pin down then eventually grew hairs. Shoots begins to grow which is the beginning of the green plant. Hence three things are important in the process of seeds growing into plant. These three are important Need food which is the soil, need water and also need sunlight.
 

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About the author (1992)

Helene J. Jordan was a science editor associated with the American Museum of Natural History. She also served as the editor of Natural History magazine and as the director of the Rockefeller University Press.

Loretta Krupinski has illustrated several children s books, including Dear Rebecca, Winter Is Here by Jean Craighead George, The Irish Cinderlad by Shirley Climo, and her own Into the Woods: A Woodland Scrapbook. She has also illustrated one other book in the Let s-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, Why Do Leaves Change Color? by Betsy Maestro. She successfully grew all the bean plants pictured in this book. She lives on the coast of Maine.

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