The Gnome and the Seedlings

Ancestor – A person from whom one is descended, forebear.

Core – The central part of a fleshy fruit, containing the seeds.

Environment – Surrounding things, conditions, or influences.

Filter – Any substance, as cloth, paper, porous porcelain, or a layer of charcoal or sand, through which liquid or gas is passed to remove suspended impurities or to recover solids.

Fleck – A speck; a small bit, a spot or small patch of color, light, etc.

Gnarly – Twisted with or with knots.

Gnome – (In folklore) One of a species of diminutive beings, usually described as shriveled little old men, that inhabit the interior of the earth and act as guardians of its treasures.

Harvest – The gathering of crops.

Mythical – Pertaining to, of the nature of, or involving a myth.

Nature – The material world, especially as surrounding humankind and existing
independently of human activities.

Nutrient – Nourishing; providing nourishment or nutriment.

Particle – A minute portion, piece, fragment, or amount; a tiny or very small bit.

Pat – To strike lightly or gently with something flat, or the palm of the hand, flatten, smooth.

Roots – Going back to the origins of a style, being genuine.

Shallow – Of little depth; not deep.

Shrug – To raise and contract (the shoulders), expressing indifference, disdain, etc.

Sprout – To begin to grow; shoot forth, as a plant from a seed.

Squeal – A somewhat prolonged, sharp, shrill cry, as of pain, fear, or surprise.

Water Conservation – The act of conserving; prevention of injury, decay, waste, or loss; preservation.

Yelp – To give a quick, sharp, shrill cry, as a dog or fox.

Gnome and the Seedlings

Total book pages: 69 with 30 text and 30 colorful images

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