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Pumpkin Pumpkin by Jeanne Titherington
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Pumpkin Pumpkin

by Jeanne Titherington

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Age 4-6
Tells the story of Jaime who planted a pumpkin seed and grew it up until he picked it and saved some seeds for planting the following year.
  Megan7707 | Aug 13, 2015 |
Jamie plants a pumpkin seed after watching it grow, carves it. (doesn't talk about halloween)
  justicelove | Dec 8, 2014 |
The illustrations are pretty good in this book, and the book itself shows a nice way of how pumpkins grow. ( )
  TeresaCruz | Nov 10, 2014 |
I have mixed feelings about the story, “Pumpkin Pumpkin” by Jeanne Titherington. Although it is an easy-read, informational story, I thought it was kind of boring. The illustrations were precise and depicted the text well, but the colors were very dull. Personally, I would have lost interest in this story when I was a kid. However, the language is simple for beginning readers and gets right to the point. Particularly, “And the pumpkin grew… and grew… and grew, until Jamie picked it.” This sentence was spread out over four pages, allowing beginning readers to decode simpler words while still comprehending the text. Thus, this book would be a good learning tool for younger children. Overall, the big idea of this story was to inform kids about planting a pumpkin seed and the stages of how it grows into a pumpkin. ( )
  Ebutzn1 | Oct 30, 2014 |
I liked this book overall because of the illustrations and how it made learning about how pumpkins grow interesting and relatable. I enjoyed how the illustrations looked to be on a different form of paper and how they aided in helping to understand how a pumpkin grows. Also I noticed in the illustrations that as the pumpkin grows larger there is an animal near the pumpkin. It kind of gives a comparison of how large the pumpkin actually is by comparing it to an animal people know the size of. I also enjoyed how they continued the sentences through multiple pages so when the pumpkin was growing it went “and the pumpkin grew, …. And grew,….. and grew” it made you keep flipping the page because you wanted to know how big the pumpkin grew. The overall message of the book is to give a clear understanding of how pumpkins grow and what happens throughout the stages. ( )
  Madison94 | Oct 21, 2014 |
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Jamie plants a pumpkin seed in the spring and, after watching it grow all summer, carves a face in it for Halloween! But best of all, he saves some seeds that he will plant again next spring. "Truly a book for all seasons."--Horn Book.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:31 -0400)

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Jamie plants a pumpkin seed and, after watching it grow, carves it, and saves some seeds to plant in the spring.

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