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Stay, Little Seed

Written by Cristiana Valentini & illustrated by Philip Giordano
Published by Greystone Kids
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For fans of Amy Rosenthal’s I wish You More and Joe Witek’s In My Heart, Cristiana Valentini’s Stay Little Seed is a moving tale of love and the courage of letting go.

“Both children and adult readers will identify with timeless themes, from the joy in comforting familial bonds to the growth that can only happen with independence.”

Every year when the wind blows, the tree’s seeds sail away to a mysterious place–until one little seed decides to stay. At first, the tree supposes the seed should leave. How else would it grow roots to rise tall and strong? But the tree is also lonely, and the mysterious place is far, far away. Will the seed be safe on its own?

Stay, Little Seed celebrates the rhythms of the natural world and shares a gentle message for all of us, no matter our age: Sometimes, by letting go and being brave, we begin life’s greatest adventures.

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Who Wrote Stay, Little Seed

Cristiana Valentini
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Who Illustrated Stay, Little Seed

Philip Giordano

Philip Giordano was born in Italy, and now lives in Tokyo, Japan. His work has appeared in magazines, children’s books, animation, and toy design. In 2010, he won the illustration prize at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair.

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