If you live in a part of the country with a long period between winter and spring, you will relate to this book! For students planting seeds in their classroom and checking on them daily (or hourly?) - you will enjoy this beautifully illustrated story.
For older readers, the entire story is told in 1 sentence - interesting format for a discussion on writing styles.
- Read the reviews on Goodreads
- Learn more about illustrator Erin Stead at her website
- Activity guide from MacMillan - PDF
- Make a milk carton bird feeder like the one that shows up on many of the pages in this book - directions and companion lesson plans at the Green Education Foundation
- PLANT SOME SEEDS!