Are you a bad seed? Check out The Bad Seed , written by Jory John and illustrated by Pete Oswald. This is a book about an actual sunflower seed with bad manners and a bad attitude. In this funny book you learn what makes someone a "bad" seed. It is fun to follow the adventures of a Bad Seed and learn his origin story from living on a sunflower to living in a soda can. In addition, you see how even a bad seed isn’t always bad.