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Runaway Pumpkins

Written by Teresa Bateman & illustrated by Stephanie Fizer Coleman
Published by Charlesbridge
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A class trip to the pumpkin patch almost ends in disaster in this rollicking tale of resourcefulness and resilience.

The old adage of “when life hands you lemons, make lemonade” is reborn with pumpkins! When a bumpy road and a faulty bus storage lock release a load of handpicked pumpkins back into the wild, the students on a field trip are left with a single pumpkin. Pluckily, they decide to take what they have and do what they can. Together they decorate the only surviving pumpkin for their harvest fair.

But good fortune comes knocking the next day when a group of kind neighbors arrives at the school. They found the smashed pumpkins and turned them into celebratory seasonal fare, perfect for sharing: yummy soup, cake, pie, and even fries!

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Who Wrote Runaway Pumpkins

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Teresa Bateman

Teresa Bateman was born in Moscow, Idaho, but moved to Washington State when she was three-years-old and that’s where she has lived most of her life.

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Who Illustrated Runaway Pumpkins

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Stephanie Fizer Coleman

Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator with a penchant for playful color and rich texture. Having grown up in a rural area surrounded by nature, it’s no surprise that furry and feathered creatures are her favorite subjects to draw. When she’s not drawing, Steph can be found sipping tea and reading books. She lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781580896818
Publication Date:
August 4, 2020
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018025048
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1178879481
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1580896812

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