Big Pumpkin

Big Pumpkin

Book - 1992
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Once there was a witch who longed for pumpkin pie. Unfortunately, the pumpkin she had grown from a seed became so big she simply couldn't get it off the vine. Although "she pulled and she tugged and she pulled...that pumpkin just sat."
Along came a ghost. "I am bigger than you and stronger, too," said he. "Let me try."
Well, the witch wanted that whole pumpkin for herself. But she needed help -- Halloween was just hours away...
With the rhythm and repetition that children love, Erica Silverman tells a rollicking story about a witch who, through her encounter with a ghost and other spooky creatures, discovers both the value of cooperating and the joy of sharing. S.D. Schindler brings this captivating crew to life in spirited paintings that are as warm as they are funny.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Children's Pub. Division, [1992]
Copyright Date: ©1992
ISBN: 9780027826838
Branch Call Number: JP Silve
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D. - Illustrator


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Nov 01, 2017

I love the art! And the story is awesome!

SCL_Preschool Oct 24, 2011

A Halloween classic well-loved by Youth Services staff at SCL!

Oct 27, 2008

Superbly simple but effective Hallowe'en story for Kindergarten-age children--and adults who like to ham it up by improvising different characters' voices when reading aloud.

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