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The Littlest Pumpkin by R. A. Herman
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The Littlest Pumpkin (edition 2001)

by R. A. Herman, R.A. Herman, Betina Ogden (Illustrator)

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Title:The Littlest Pumpkin
Authors:R. A. Herman
Other authors:R.A. Herman, Betina Ogden (Illustrator)
Info:Cartwheel (2001), Paperback, 32 pages
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When Bartlett's Farm Stand closes for the season, the Littlest Pumpkin, who longs to make someone happy for Halloween, is devastated to be the only pumpkin left, but when a group of mice come along, they make the Littlest Pumpkin the happiest pumpkin in the world!
  wichitafriendsschool | Nov 19, 2017 |
The littlest pumpkin is a cute story involving a pumpkin that is smaller and less interesting than the other pumpkins in the patch. The story right away opens up with the notion of dreams and hopes in doing something that the pumpkin wants to do. The story even shows the idea of perseverance and that your wish may come true in the most strangest of ways. A good example of your wish may come true in a way unexpected is when the mice use the pumpkin for Halloween which is all she wished for, “All her big dreams had come true on Halloween night.” A subtle theme that can be noticed is the fear of being alone and the need to feel accepted even when different. Every pumpkin that is there is different, some big, some tall, some fat, and some funny shaped. However, at the end every pumpkin found a home even though they were different which shows that everyone can find someone and that everyone belongs. ( )
  drhode3 | Feb 27, 2014 |
Great Halloween story to share with children about the diversity of people. Children will love reading this beause they can relate to the littlest pumpkin.
  rachel0217 | Oct 15, 2009 |
A simple story with decent pictures. It's a fun book to read and enjoy for halloween with a simple twist in the end. ( )
  mynenni | Apr 24, 2008 |
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It's Halloween, and the Littlest Pumpkin has big dreams: she wants to be taken home by a child and made into a jack-o'-lantern. But the day goes by, and the Littlest Pumpkin is left alone at the farm stand. It looks as if her dreams won't come true, until something unexpected happens....

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One by one all the other pumpkins are chosen to become jack-o-lanterns, but even though no one buys the Littlest Pumpkin, her Halloween dreams come true.

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