The carrot seed

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Harper & Brothers,
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From celebrated children's book creators Ruth Krauss and Crockett Johnson comes the beloved classic story The Carrot Seed.

When a little boy plants a carrot seed, everyone tells him it won't grow. But when you are very young, there are some things that you just know, and the little boy knows that one day a carrot will come up. So he waters his seed, and pulls the weeds, and he waits...

This beautifully simple classic teaches the patience and technique of planting a seed and helping it grow. First published in 1945 and never out of print, the timeless combination of Ruth Krauss's simple text and Crockett Johnson's eloquent illustrations creates a triumphant and deeply satisfying story for readers of all ages.

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subject_facet Be ready rover, Carrots, Carrots -- Fiction, Carrots -- Juvenile fiction, Children's stories, Fiction, Gardening, Gardening -- Fiction, Gardening -- Juvenile fiction, Gardens, Gardens -- Juvenile fiction, Juvenile big books, Juvenile works, Picture books, Seeds, Seeds -- Fiction, Seeds -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The carrot seed
title_full The carrot seed / by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson, The carrot seed / story by Ruth Drauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson, The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson, The carrot seed / story by Ruth Krauss, pictures by Crockett Johnson, The carrot seed [big book] / by Ruth Krauss ; pictures by Crockett Johnson, The carrot seed [sound recording] / story by Ruth Krauss, The carrot seed. / Pictures by Crockett Johnson
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topic_facet Carrots, Gardening, Gardens, Picture books, Seeds