The Ugly Pumpkin

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
26 Reviews
With looks different than all the others in the pumpkin patch, Ugly Pumpkin is teased by his peers and never gets picked throughout the whole season, but after he leaves the patch and heads out on his own, Ugly Pumpkin discovers that he is special in his own way and ends up becoming the star of a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration!

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User Review  - Chris Fox - Goodreads

(Books for Early Readers) At first I didn't know what to expect with this book. It started with a pumpkin who was misshapen and didn't know who to hang out with, he just couldn't find the right group ... Read full review

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User Review  - Edward Creter - Goodreads

This cute story is a Halloween take on the Ugly Duckling tale of Hans Christian Andersen with a twist of squash! An ugly pumpkin wants to be with farm friends, which is admirable, but like the guy in ... Read full review

About the author (2005)

Dave Horowitz has written and illustrated several picture books, including Humpty Dumpty Climbs Again, Twenty-six Princesses and Five Little Gefiltes. He lives in Rosendale, New York.

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