Pumpkin Town! Or, Nothing Is Better and Worse Than Pumpkins

by Katie McKy and Pablo Bernasconi
$7.99
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The perfect book for fall!

What happens when a town has an accidental abundance of pumpkins? What do José and his well-intentioned brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins? An EXPLOSION of pumpkins? Step into Pumpkin Town and see!

As a teacher, Katie McKy saw many children make mistakes. She also saw many children want to make their wrongs right.

As a gardener, Katie once planted too many pumpkin seeds. She was that a good thing can be a bad thing when the vines start to grow every which way.


  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547181936
  • ISBN-10: 0547181930
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 08/25/2008
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

The perfect book for fall!

What happens when a town has an accidental abundance of pumpkins? What do José and his well-intentioned brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins? An EXPLOSION of pumpkins? Step into Pumpkin Town and see!

As a teacher, Katie McKy saw many children make mistakes. She also saw many children want to make their wrongs right.

As a gardener, Katie once planted too many pumpkin seeds. She was that a good thing can be a bad thing when the vines start to grow every which way.

About the author
Katie McKy

As a teacher, Katie McKy saw many children make mistakes. She also saw many children want to make their wrongs right. Had she allowed it, some kids would have worked all night to fix their mistakes. As a gardener, McKy once planted too many pumpkin seeds. She saw that a good thing can be a bad thing when the vines start to grow every which way. McKy twined what she learned from children with what she learned in the garden to write Pumpkin Town!  

Pablo Bernasconi

Pablo Bernasconi is an award-winning graphic designer who was born in Buenos Aires. Pablo loves things that grow: puppies, trees, hair, knowledge, children, clouds, and pumpkins! His artwork has been published in picture books, magazines, and newspapers all over the world. He lives in Patagonia, Argentina--still a wild place where nature can often over-rule humans' attempts to control it.

Reviews

This tale cleverly illustrates the saying “too much of a good thing.

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