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 ...

  • Calista

    Jory authored the book ‘the Good Egg’, which is one of my favorites of the year. This is the first one, ‘the Bad Seed’. I really enjoyed this book and the arc of the character in it, but it is...

  • 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...

  • ? 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? ...

  • 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 ...

  • Andrea Fleury

    Can a bad seed ever be good.A seed who realizes that being unhappy and dad is not the way to go. The illustrations were fantastic and the story. Great for any age. Young and old will get a kick out of...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Melki

    A bad seed tells how he got that way, and how he's attempting to change his ways. I liked the artwork, but the story was a little fruitless. (Sorry.)...