Top 25 Finalist in the National Children's Book of the Year Contest (naesp.org): The Magic Seed received this hor out of a pool of over 1000 submissions to the National Association of Elementary School Principals in 2012. ABOUT THE BOOK: A modern-day twist on the Jack and the Beanstalk tale, The Magic Seed teaches the value of sharing. A mysterious magic seed arrives on the doorstep. It both delights and frustrates a boy and girl until they discover its secret. This secret sparks in them a love of sharing that ripples through their town and the world. GET OUT YOUR PENCILS: Fresh with their kwledge of sharing, your children can join the fun on Imagination Pages in the second half of the book. These pages give children a chance to think about all the things they share everyday: their love, their smiles, and their ideas. Charming activities give children places to draw, dream, and imagine their own version of the tale. BUYING THIS BOOK HELPS STUDENTS: All profits from your purchase of this book and Debbie Newhouse's other children's book, Flip Doodle, go to TheSchoolFund.org. The School Fund gives educational scholarships to deserving students in Africa and other developing countries through a unique crowdsourcing funding model which won the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative Award. Meet the many students who've already been helped by profits from purchases of Debbie Newhouse's books at debbienewhouse.wordpress.com The Magic Seed is a young classic book you will love giving as a gift or enjoying with your own children again and again.
Debbie Newhouse is beloved as a charming entertainer who takes complicated messages and turns them into memorable stories. She lives with her insightful husband, Eric, and two children in California. Their daughter, Lia, and son, Laker, act as eager publicists, sous-illustrators, and imagination coaches. She is the author of The Magic Seed and Flip Doodle, and readers are encouraged to write to firstname.lastname@example.org and visit her blog at http: //debbienewhouse.wordpress.com/