Friday, June 15, 2012
Book Review: Porcupine's Seeds
About the Book:
Porcupine longs to grow beautiful sunflowers in his garden just like Raccoon. When Raccoon give Porcupine seeds, she says that all they need is soil, sun, and water. But growing sunflowers is not easy for Porcupine.
Porcupine’s Seeds connects to the early elementary science curriculum. Beginning science classes teach that seeds need soil, sun and water to sprout and grow. This fictitious story will cement these science concepts in the reader’s mind.
This story is sweet and teaches beyond the science of growing and nature. Children will also learn about hard work, friendship, patience and self confidence. The illustrations are fun and full of color. You can see the expressions of each characters face and use the artwork to ask what is happening in each scene to help expand beyond the text within the book. A great teaching and learning tool for younger readers.
Get a sneak peek of the book at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sgDW_AdA1xg&feature=youtu.be
About the Author:
Viji K. Chary was born in India and immigrated to the United States at the age of two. Her passion for writing stories began in elementary school and has evolved from coaching children in various activities; including gymnastics, classroom activities and creative competitions. Her stories have been published in Highlights for Children, Ladybug Magazine, Hopscotch for Girls and many more.
Viji K. Chary is currently touring her picture book, Porcupine's Seeds with a World of Ink Book Tour. You can find out more, read interviews, enter giveaways and much more.
Learn more about Viji K. Chary’s World of Ink Author/Book Tour at http://tinyurl.com/6wewb3c
To learn more about the World of Ink Tours visit http://worldofinknetwork.com
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