One Bean

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Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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What happens when you plant just one little bean? A fundamental childhood experiment charmingly unfolds in this first science book about planting and observation. A perfect balance of simple narration and cheerful, thoughtful three-dimensional paper sculptures just right for the very young, One Bean carefully and joyfully takes the young observer step-by-step through a plant's growth cycle, from planting the bean in a paper cup to the tasty results.

Created with respect to the developmental needs of the youngest learner, here's a concept book that tips its hat to children's never-ending curiosity about the world around them.


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User Review  - Anthony2013 - LibraryThing

This an example of realistic fiction because it tells the story of two kids watching a plant grow like it really would. The is very realistic in a see becomes a plant. None of the growth steps were ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

PLB 0-8027-8649-9 The simple life cycle of a bean provides a practical and understandable example of scientific observation for budding young naturalists. Starting with a hand shown holding a single ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

ANNE ROCKWELL is a beloved name in books for preschoolers. She is the author of Big Wheels, Let's Go to the Hardware Store, At the Supermarket, and Little Shark and over 100 books for young readers.

Megan Halsey's charming illustrations can also be found in Four Seasons Make a Year; Two Blue Jays; Becoming Butterflies; Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night; and One Bean. She lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.

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