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Title: The Carrot Seed
Author: Ruth Krauss
Illustrator: Crockett Johnson
Age Range: 3 -school age

This is a simple story about alittle boy who plants a carrot seed. He cares for it carefully and waits patiently. Everyone around him insists that the carrot "won't come up" but he works deligently and sure enough, soon a wonderful carrot comes forth from the Earth.This is a great story to help you children to learn to stand up for their beliefs and goals against opposition.

The illustrations in this book are very simple but powerful.