How Does a Seed Sprout? offers interesting insights into nature for young readers to enjoy. It includes information on what happens to plants in winter, why leaves come in so many shapes and sizes and more. It is suitable for children aged 7 and over. What is a seed and will all of them eventually become plants? What happens to plants in winter? Why do leaves come in so many sizes and shapes? Do insects help plants, or harm them? A virtual garden of information grows here for young readers to enjoy.
Melissa Stewart is an award-winning author of more than 100 science books for children. She serves on the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' board of advisors and is a judge for the American Institute of Physics Children's Science Writing Award. She lives with her husband, Gerard, in Acton, MA.