The Definitive Guide to

Pick a Pumpkin

Written by Patricia Toht and illustrated by Jarvis
Published by Candlewick Press
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5.5
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Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
$16.99
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3-7
Target Age
40
Pages
Picture
Book Type

What's Pick a Pumpkin About

Publisher Summary

The creators of Pick a Pine Tree are back with a joyful, energetic celebration of a Halloween tradition. Pick a pumpkin from the patch. Tall and lean or short and fat. Vivid orange, ghostly white, or speckled green, might be just right. Pairing a wonderfully rhythmic read-aloud text with expressive retro illustrations, author Patricia Toht and illustrator Jarvis capture all the excitement and familial feeling of a favorite holiday tradition. Readers will be happy to follow along with each step, from picking out the perfect specimen at the pumpkin patch (be sure to stop for cider and toffee apples) to carting it home, scooping out the insides, carving a scary face, and finally lighting a candle inside — savoring the familiar ritual of transforming an ordinary pumpkin into a one-of-a-kind glowing jack-o’-lantern.

What Kind of Book is Pick a Pumpkin

Categories:
rhyming
Themes:
holidays
Halloween

Trusted Reviews & Ratings

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5.5

An absolutely gorgeous book for Halloween! I love that this book isn’t scary at all, but has a beautiful rhyme talking about some favorite Halloween traditions - picking and carving pumpkins and trick-or-treating! This book’s illustrations are to die for (forgive the Halloween pun).

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Who Wrote Pick a Pumpkin

Who Illustrated Pick a Pumpkin

illustrator
Jarvis

Jarvis lives in a very leafy and quiet part of Northern England with his girlfriend and their cat, who rips those ideas into tiny pieces. He has always doodled wherever his career has taken him, from graphic design student to record sleeve designer to animation director.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1536207640
ISBN 13:
9781536207644
Publication Date:
July 9, 2019