The Pumpkin Book Item: 416363
The Pumpkin Book
by Gail Gibbons
From an acclaimed science author, here's everything about pumpkins--including how they grow!
In this cheerfully-illustrated, simply-presented book, children can learn about the growth cycle and many varieties of pumpkins, and even how to plant their own. Award-winning author Gail Gibbons also relates the special role pumpkins played in the first Thanksgiving, the history behind carving pumpkins into jack'o'lanterns, and how pumpkins are still part of our celebrations today.
The book features bold, clearly-labeled illustrations, directions for drying seeds, and even how to carve funny or scary faces into your pumpkin (with an adult's help), along with a fascinating section on pumpkin facts and lore. Perfect for aspiring farmers and kids who can't wait for Halloween!
Paperback, 32 pages
Appropriate mentor text for:
Expository Writing: How-To (Sequential) Writing, Listing