La semillita by Eric Carle


91s-ndu6hxl   La semillita by Eric Carle, translated by Alexis Romay. Simon & Schuster, 2016.  9781481478342

Format: Paperback

Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5

Genre:  Picture book

What did you like about the book? Spanish translation of Carle’s 1987 book The Tiny Seed. Through simple text and Carle’s signature painted collage, the reader follows a group of seeds as they are blown by the wind. The smallest seed is the one that withstands all of nature’s obstacles and grows into a giant flower. A beautiful depiction of the life cycle of a plant, from seed to seed.

To whom would you recommend this book?  For ages 3 and up, for pleasure or learning about plants.

Who should buy this book? Day cares, elementary school and public libraries

Where would you shelve it ? Picture books

Should we (librarians/readers) put this on the top of our “to read” piles? Yes

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City and State: Stephanie Tournas, Robbins Library, Arlington, MA

Date of review: February 27, 2017

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