Bad Seed


Book Information

Harper Collins 2017
Good for Reluctant Readers?
Character-Building Curriculum

"Look, there he goes. The Bad Seed."

Yep, he's a bad seed all right. He loves to cut in line, never washes his hands or his feet and he's always, always late.  He's a baaaad seed.  Everyone says so.  But he wasn't always this way.  Once he was part of a beautiful sunflower surrounded by family.  Then it drooped.  That was pretty much the beginning of it all.

But wait..... can a Bad Seed change his ways?  Could he become.... a better seed?

40 pages    978-0062467768    Ages 4-9

Recommended by:  Barb Langridge,


This is a book about a bad seed. A baaaaaaaaaad seed. How bad? Do you really want to know? He has a bad temper, bad manners, and a bad attitude. He's been bad since he can remember!

With Jory John's charming and endearing text and bold expressive illustrations by Pete Oswald, here is The Bad Seed: a funny yet touching tale that reminds us of the remarkably transformative power of will, acceptance, and just being you. Perfect for young readers, as well as anyone navigating their current world, The Bad Seed proves that positive change is possible for each and every one of us.

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