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The Carrot Seed: 75th Anniversary
Contributor(s): Krauss, Ruth (Author), Johnson, Crockett (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0060233508     ISBN-13: 9780060233501
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: May 2020
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Annotation: The Carrot Seed, having to do with a little boy and his personal carrot seed, is a very refreshing book all around. It will be completely understandable to the young, quite unanswerable to the young, quite unanswerable to adults, and deeply satisfying to both.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Values & Virtues
Dewey: E
LCCN: 45004530
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 400 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.4" H x 6" W x 8.1" (0.40 lbs) 32 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 29233
Reading Level: 1.9   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
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 ...

First published in 1945 and never out of print, this 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.


Contributor Bio(s): Krauss, Ruth: -

Ruth Krauss's beloved picture books include two Caldecott Honor Books, The Happy Day, illustrated by Marc Simont, and A Very Special House, illustrated by Maurice Sendak, as well as the perennial favorite A Hole is to Dig, also illustrated by Mr. Sendak.

Johnson, Crockett: -

Crockett Johnson (1906-1975) was the writer and illustrator of over twenty books for children, including the beloved classic Harold and the Purple Crayon, six subsequent adventures starring Harold, and The Carrot Seed, written by his wife, Ruth Krauss. He was also the creator of the groundbreaking Barnaby, one of the most influential and ingenious comic strips of the twentieth century.

Johnson, Crockett: -

Crockett Johnson was born in New York and spent his childhood on Long Island. He acquired his art education at New York University and at Cooper Union.

For many years the author and illustrator of the popular comic strip Barnaby, Mr. Johnson also illustrated many wonderful children's books, including Ruth Krauss's The Carrot Seed. He is perhaps best remembered for his own slyly engaging books about a small boy named Harold and his journeys with a purple crayon.

Krauss, Ruth: -

Ruth Krauss was one of the most widely celebrated children's book authors of all time. Her long list of award-winning books includes The Carrot Seed, The Happy Day, A Hole Is to Dig, Open House for Butterflies, A Very Special House, and many others. Her books continue to be read and cherished by children throughout the world.


 
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