Book Review: The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin by Stan & Jan Berenstain

Today’s Thanksgiving book review is The Berenstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin by Stan & Jan Berenstain. Here’s what it’s about: The Bear family might not win the blue ribbon for their entry in the pumpkin contest during the annual Bear Country Thanksgiving Festival, but they do gain a new appreciation of the true spirit of the holiday and all they have to be thankful for. Who doesn’t love the Berenstain Bears, right. Well, this … Read more

Book Review: Pick a Pumpkin, Mrs. Millie! by Judy Cox

Today’s Halloween book review is Pick a pumpkin, Mrs. Millie! by Judy Cox. Here’s what it’s about: Silly Mrs. Millie is at it again. In the fall, she takes her kindergartners on a class trip to pick pumpkins for their harvest party. The class has fun guessing the meanings of their favorite teacher’s nonsense words. They go on a dragon (wagon) ride, pet the boats (goats), and drink apple spider(cider). Coupled with hilarious artwork in … Read more

Book Review: Five Little Pumpkins

Today’s Halloween book review is Five Little Pumpkins by Dan Yaccarino. Here’s what it’s about: Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate.The first one said, “Oh my, it’s getting late.”Get ready for some wicked fun as these five pumpkins run and roll! Toddlers will want to chant along with this popular rhyme again and again. Dan Yaccarino’s vibrant and bold illustrations bring these pumpkins to life with personality and style. Toddlers are sure to laugh … Read more

The Smallest Pumpkins by Xandria Welch

Once upon a time there was a small pumpkin named Jerry. He was sad because everyone called him shortstack. He didn’t like his name. He wanted a name like the big pumpkins had. So everyday for a week he would hang around the big pumkins. But that only made them call him more mean names. He didn’t want the big pumpkins to call him names anymore. Eventually he gave up. One day, while Jerry was … Read more

Book Review: Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin

Today’s book review is Marley and the Runaway Pumpkin by Susan Hill. Here’s what it’s about: Marley’s family has spent months growing a giant pumpkin to take to the fair. When the big day finally arrives, Mommy, Daddy, Cassie, and Baby Louie try to be extra careful with their blue-ribbon pumpkin. But with a dog like Marley around, being careful isn’t always enough! This is a cute book that’s perfect for beginner readers. The format … Read more

Book Review: Pumpkin Heads! by Wendell Minor

Today’s book is Pumpkin Heads! by Wendell Minor. Here’s what it’s about: Celebrate Halloween with a pumpkin head! Wendell Minor presents a delightful range of glowing pumpkins, from cowboys to witches to snowmen. Kids and parents alike are in for a special Halloween treat. There aren’t a lot of words in this book. It’s all about the pictures in this one. Beautifully illustrated, the pictures are worth a second and third look. The book is … Read more

Book Review: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

Today’s review is Book Review: The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams. Here’s what it’s about: 0nce upon a time, there was a little old lady who was not afraid of anything! But one autumn night, while walking in the woods, the little old lady heard . . . CLOMP, CLOMP, SHAKE, SHAKE, CLAP, CLAP. And the little old lady who was not afraid of anything had the scare … Read more

Book Review: The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler

Today’s review is The Bumpy Little Pumpkin by Margery Cuyler and illustrated by Will Hillenbrand. This is a book more for the little one, and here’s what it’s about: All summer, Little Nell has tended the garden with BIG Mama, BIG Sarah, and BIG Lizzie, and finally the pumpkins are ready for Halloween. Her sisters choose smooth, round pumpkins to carve, but Little Nell likes a bumpy little one best. Sarah and Lizzie jeer, “It’s … Read more