What happens when you plant just one little bean? A fundamental childhood experiment charmingly unfolds in this first science book about planting and observation. A perfect balance of simple narration and cheerful, thoughtful three-dimensional paper sculptures just right for the very young, One Bean carefully and joyfully takes the young observer step-by-step through a plant's growth cycle, from planting the bean in a paper cup to the tasty results.
Created with respect to the developmental needs of the youngest learner, here's a concept book that tips its hat to children's never-ending curiosity about the world around them.
About the Author
Anne Rockwell is an acclaimed creator of innumerable children's books. She lives in Greenwich, Connecticut.
Megan Halsey's charming illustrations can also be found in Four Seasons Make a Year; Two Blue Jays; Becoming Butterflies; Pumpkin Day, Pumpkin Night; and One Bean. She lives in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This an example of realistic fiction because it tells the story of two kids watching a plant grow like it really would. It is not a very good example because it is really written so that the reader can follow what is happening to the seed. Media: acrylics