" Nature s Miracles " titles encourage children to explore the natural world for themselves by observing nature s activities. The books also encourage kids to take part in activities of their own that promote a sense of responsibility toward the Earth s plants, animals, and natural resources. Each book presents a cheerfully illustrated story about children who explore nature s wonders. Notes for parents and teachers that follow each story suggest activities, further reading, and Web sites related to the book s theme. Color illustrations on every page. The little girl in this story plants seeds with her grandfather, and then tends her new plant, giving it water and sunlight. Gradually it develops a stem, and then sprouts leaves and flowers, which are visited by insects that carry the flowers pollen to create new plants."