Seeds by Ken Robbins


Ken Robbins
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  • ISBN
    9780689850417 / 0689850417
  • Title Seeds
  • Author Ken Robbins
  • Category Educational: Biology
  • Format
  • Year 2005
  • Pages 32
  • Publisher
    Atheneum Books
  • Imprint Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 207mm x 11mm x 264mm


An acclaimed photographer and writer crafts an informative and spectacular chronicle about the life of a seed. With simple verse and breathtaking photographs, this books captures the magic of a seed as it grows. Full color.

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From summer's flourishing flowers to autumn's succulent fruits, everything begins with a tiny little seed.

In this fascinating chronicle, young readers will learn how seeds grow, and how they vary in shape, size, and dispersal patterns. From cherry pits to exploding pods, to sticktight seeds that cling to your shoes, acclaimed photographer and author Ken Robbins illuminates how wondrous nature springs up throughout the year before our very eyes.

Author Biography

Ken Robbins specializes in photographic nonfiction books on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Bridge to autumn leaves. His book “Tools, ” with its trademark hand-tinted photographs was a “New York Times” Best Illustrated Book. His books for Atheneum include “Fireflies at Midnight” by Marilyn Singer, “Trucks, Thunder on the Plains, ” and “Apples.” Mr. Robbins lives in East Hampton, Long Island.

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