From Seed to Plant

From Seed to Plant

by Gail Gibbons


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Flowers, trees, fruits—plants are all around us, but where do they come from?
With simple language and bright illustrations, non-fiction master Gail Gibbons introduces young readers to the processes of pollination, seed formation, and germination.  Important vocabulary is reinforced with accessible explanation and colorful, clear diagrams showing the parts of plants, the wide variety of seeds, and how they grow. 
The book includes instructions for a seed-growing project, and a page of interesting facts about plants, seeds, and flowers.   A nonfiction classic, and a perfect companion for early science lessons and curious young gardeners.
According to The Washington Post, Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator."  Ms. Gibbons is the author of more than 100 books for young readers, including the bestselling titles From Seed to Plant and Monarch Butterfly.  Her many honors include the Washington Post/Childrens Book Guild Nonfiction Award and the NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book Award.
From Seed to Plant was included in the Common Core State Standards Appendix B.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823410255
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 01/01/1991
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 42,519
Product dimensions: 7.98(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.11(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Gail Gibbons "has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator," according to the Washington Post. Winner of the 2010 Regina Award, she has written and illustrated more than fifty books for Holiday House. She lives in Corinth, Vermont.

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From Seed to Plant 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
McKennaMiller on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book gives a great introduction to the life cycle of a plant, and how they reproduce and pollinate. I think at times the wording is a little odd, and the pictures are sometimes hard to see.
kba13 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This non fiction book would be a great way to show the life of a seed to a plant. Using this book in a science lesson would be a way to incorporate reading into another subject.
edtech5 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Gibbons, G., (1991). From seed to plant. New York: Holiday House.A colorfully illustrated book about how seeds grow into plants. The information is presented clearly with labeled drawings of plant flowers and the scientific names of the flower parts with brief definitions. The book also has an easy to understand explanation of the process of how seeds are formed and grow into plants. The facts are accurate and age appropriate for grades K-3. There is also a step by step "From Seed to Plant," project in the back of the book. Also included are some quick facts about plants on the last page.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good science content in the text and pictures. Provides a plethora of information about plants that could be covered in different lessons. Only issue is that there is so much information and that some of the content may be too advanced for lower grades like K-2 that may need to be skipped to not cause too much confusion.
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