You Are a Little Seed

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Pub Date 19 Mar 2024 | Archive Date 19 Mar 2024

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For green thumbs and giftgivers alike, this lyrical story expresses how seeds—like children—can blossom despite the odds.

Discover seven different flowers that blossom from seven different kinds of seeds—each resilient in their own way as they take root. This heartfelt story serves as a metaphor for the strength in seeds—and humans—and the beauty and diversity in flowers, or the people we blossom into.
For green thumbs and giftgivers alike, this lyrical story expresses how seeds—like children—can blossom despite the odds.

Discover seven different flowers that blossom from seven different kinds of...

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I really enjoyed this book which shows children that they can grow into something beautiful despite their differences, and that it is the differences that make the world a beautiful place. The writing flowed really well, and the point was well made. The illustrations that went alongside were beautifully done and helped visually show the point of the story,

I received an advanced copy of this book from Netgalley. Opinions are my own,

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A book using seeds to show that every one is different but beautiful when they grow up ? Yes !

This book is about growing up from seed to a beautiful flower, just as a child not so perfect into a useful and important person it's beautiful. Each one is useful, each one is beautiful, each one is important and each one matters.

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I picked this book like you pick a flower, by the color. It gave off such a cheerful vibe and I figured, since the writer is Korean, there would be metaphors in it. I was also rather curious about the flow and how it translated into English.

Overall, the story is quite simple, but it packs a good punch: everyone is different, yet beautiful in their own way. Whether a dandelion, a lotus or a peony, every person is mesmerizing. Everyone grows from various seeds, some prickly, some carried by the wind, some forgotten on a rocky ground, but with time, they come to be special, they come to meet others similar to them, or just join in on other groups, bringing in all sorts of variations in the world.

The illustrations are bright and colorful, and I believe a child would like them very much. The text is also little, allowing kids to understand everything through the picture flow.

Overall, the story is cute and perfect for a toddler.

P.S.: I have received this book in exchange for an honest review, so thank you to Netgalley and Charlesbridge.

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A super cute read illustrating the life of a seed. Love the drawings as well, they were adorable. My 3 year old really enjoyed it.

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Thank you NetGalley for an ARC review of this story.

Again, another fabulous multi-purpose read that makes the teacher in me happy.

Choi weaves together a poetical story that can be used for SEL purposes to have young readers of all types stop to think about what it is they can/want to grow and achieve to do.

It is also a good science tool for those wanting to discuss the life cycle of plants or how seeds can come in different varieties.

I am always going to be a sucker for multi-purpose books in an educator's library.

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Seeds become flowers. The message of this book is that no matter how small or ugly seeds are when they start, they always become flowers and that people are seeds too. The pictures are beautiful and share the message.

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I ugly cried reading this one. How can I not? I am just an Asian short girl who looks different from everyone else in my country and the rest of the world. This is for the kids I know but it would hit differently for the Asian people who would read this beautiful book someday.

The illustrations!!!! I felt like I reached heaven. I need to shower my family and relatives with this book. March 2024 it is! Also hoping this book is available in my country when it comes out.

Thank you, Charlesbridge, for the precious advance reading copy.

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I really enjoyed the way this story was told. Each different type of seed, grows into a different type of beautiful flower. I loved the message for children using the seeds and flowers as metaphors for people. The illustrations are whimsical and engaging!

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I like how this book uses seeds and flowers as metaphors for human growth. No matter what the seeds look like, they are always going to grow as beautiful flowers. That is a good message for children to keep their confidence up.

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I received an advanced copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
It is a calming and heartwarming tale of growing up and becoming something beautiful. As a seed, you nurture and grow into dandelions to hollyhocks. Even sweet-smelling lilacs and large peonies. Lotus and balsam, and even the island flower, vibrant in its blues. I enjoyed reading and seeing all the flowers the children stood by. A simple and short read for all ages.

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Thanks NetGalley for the advanced reader copy. This beautiful book shows how all sorts of seeds blossom into unique flowers. It encourages kids to dream about what they can blossom into.

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loved this book, it was so cute, it has a nice message. I just love kids books. this one was amazing!

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Many different seeds are explored and the blooms that come from them all while comparing them to a human child. The lush illustrations bring each plant vividly to life.

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Sweet book that I enjoyed reading to my little one. I would recommend to my friends that also have children my child’s age.

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I think it is so important to share translated works with as many people as possible and when I saw that this was translated I knew I wanted to read it. This is talking about how each seed is able to bloom into a plant. I think that this book does a great job of relating themes of open-mindedness and not judging by outward appearance.

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Beautiful illustrations and fun learning about different kinds of seeds and what they grow into. My son and I loved this one!

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You Are A Little Seed sends a great message and inspiration to young readers! The Illustrations are beautifully and creatively done!

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