The Bad Seed

The Bad Seed

Title:The Bad Seed
Edition Language:English
ISBN:null
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:40 pages

From the  New York Times bestselling author of the Goodnight Already! series

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! This seed cuts in line every time, stares at everybody and never listens. But what happens when one mischievous little seed changes his mind about himself, and decides that he wants to be—happy?

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 readers young and old, The Bad Seed proves that positive change is possible for each and every one of us.


    The Bad Seed Reviews

  • Jon(athan) Nakapalau

    Loved this book! A bad seed decides to change after he comes to the realization that all the other seeds are convinced he is the worst of the worst. Important lessons for small children and fantastic ...

  • Hilary

    A nice story about a sunflower seed who doesn't behave well and is proud of it. As the story progresses we find out that the Bad Seed has been separated from his happy family and has spent some time h...

  • TL

    *Read for free with kindle Unlimited*Drawings: 3.5 starsStory/Plot: 3.25 stars---Overused word but cute story.. thought that there could have been a few more pages to it though. To me the latter part ...

  • ? a ? ? ? ? ??

    Sometimes things in life turn us into bad seeds. You ever had a day or a week that was just so bad and not everything that happened in the week was your fault or in your control but you just lost it? ...

  • Cheryl

    It seems as if there's something missing in that the seed just happens to decide to reform... but the child reader who is uncomfortable with being known as a troublemaker or a 'bad kid' might take hea...

  • La Coccinelle

    I kept seeing this e-book pop up on the library site, so I finally decided to give it a try. It's actually pretty funny. The Bad Seed lives in a world populated by sentient seeds (and humans, as it tu...

  • Candace

    A bad seed. A really bad sunflower seed. We learn the seed's life story and understand why it feels it has to be bad. One day, however, the sunflower seed decides to be good. Well, not all the time. T...

  • Pamela

    Oh you precious seed - BAD SEED - I love you, love you, LOVE YOU!!!A happy family. A good seed. A dark turn of events. CATASTROPHE! Sad, Mad, Bad!!! Then after a bout of bad behavior, a change of atti...

  • Peacegal

    4.5 stars -- Titles like THE BAD SEED are why I love children's picture books. Clever, wonderfully illustrated, and just plain laugh-out-loud funny stuff that can be enjoyed equally by both kids and a...

  • KC

    Sweet, silly, and touching story about how a sunflower seed struggles with being bad. ...