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Planting a Rainbow

Title: Planting a Rainbow
Author: Lois Ehlert
Illustrator: Lois Ehlert
Publisher: Voyager Books (2011)
ISBN: 9780152626105
 
“Every year Mom and I plant a rainbow.” They plant bulbs in the garden – orange tiger lilies, red tulips, yellow daffodils, blue hyacinths and purple crocuses, among others. In the winter they buy seeds from a catalogue to plant alongside the bulbs. And in the spring they watch the shoots peak out from the ground until they are in full bloom. “All summer long we pick them and bring them home. And when summer is over we know we can grow our rainbow again next year.”
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Lois Ehlert Website: Resource Guide
The Horn Book: Five questions for Lois Ehlert
National Geographic Kids: All About Spring! video playlist 
Royal Society for the Protection of Birds: ’Spot It!’ Seasonal Resource Sheet (Plants, birds, insects, nuts, berries, etc)
Lois Ehlert Official Website

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