The Seed Story The Seed Story is an enchanting story of a seed looking for somewhere to grow. Follow along as the seed rolls from place to place, looking for the right environment to grow. Written and illustrated by Michael Murray, the story is perfect for small children. Teaching such lessons as finding one’s place in the world and discovering your purpose. A great book to read at bedtime, and in fact, this was the story the author so often told his son as he was falling asleep.