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Planting a Rainbow (original 1988; edition 1992)

by Lois Ehlert

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Title:Planting a Rainbow
Authors:Lois Ehlert
Info:Sandpiper (1992), Edition: Reprint, Paperback, 40 pages
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Tags:Picture Book, Different types of flowers, steps on how to plants flowers, colors

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Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert (1988)

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discusses the different plants that you can plant to plant "a rainbow". flip up book that shows different plants for each color. and how they grow.
6 books
  TUCC | Oct 28, 2016 |
Simple but pefect. ( )
  mariahsidhe | May 12, 2016 |
This is a book I would use with kindergarten students when they first plant a seed in science. The book will give them a preview of how plants grow during each season. Students would plant a seed in science and every-other-day they would write a science journal entry on their plants growth progress.
  aburgin01 | Apr 29, 2016 |
An unnamed narrator and her/his mother plant a garden each year, encompassing every color of the rainbow as they do so.

This book is very basic, with a simple straightforward storyline and pretty but fairly plain illustrations of flowers in every color of the rainbow. A fun extra is the graduated length of pages in the middle of the book each with a different color along the edge, so that a whole rainbow is visible at once.

Despite its simplicity (or perhaps because of it), this book makes for a nice, gentle read with a loved child, serving as a perfect naptime or bedtime selection. ( )
  sweetiegherkin | Apr 9, 2016 |
Planting a Rainbow is a beautiful book about all the many different colored plants there are. It goes through different types of plants with illustrations and their names and then sorts them into the colors of the rainbow. This book is a modern fantasy.
  Jcadd13 | Oct 21, 2015 |
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Every year Mom and I plant a rainbow.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0152626107, Paperback)

This educational and enjoyable book helps children understand how to plant bulbs, seeds, and seedlings, and nurture their growth. “The stylized representations of flower species are labeled throughout, allowing young children to get an idea of how each flower type contributes to the rainbow effect.”--Booklist

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A mother and child plant a rainbow of flowers in the family garden.

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