Start to finish, cover to cover, A Seed Is Sleepy (ages 5 & up) by Dianna Hutts Aston and illustrated by Sylvia Long, is a beautifully conceived and executed volume. It's the perfect follow up to An Egg is Quiet. A comprehensive exploration of an incredible variety of seeds, celebrated from conception to maturation. Poetic in voice, elegant in design, this is a harmonious introduction to plant life.
— Jessica Wood
This gorgeous book from award-winning artist Sylvia Long and author Dianna Hutts Aston offers children a beautiful and informative look at the intricate, complex, and often surprising world of seeds. Poetic in voice and elegant in design, the book introduces children to a fascinating array of seed and plant facts, making it perfect reading material at home or in the classroom.
About the Author
Sylvia Long is the illustrator of many bestselling books for children. Her detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.