Nothing is Better and Worse Than Pumpkins

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
23 Reviews
One pumpkin makes a tasty pie. Two pumpkins can be carved into grinning jack-o’-lanterns, and a couple hundred more make for a decent pumpkin patch. Gather one thousand pumpkins and you’ll have a grand fall festival.
But what happens when a town has an accidental abundance of pumpkins?

What do Josť and his brothers do with a mountain of pumpkins? An EXPLOSION of pumpkins? Step into Pumpkin Town and see!
 

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Gorgeous illustrations and a fun story. - Goodreads
Really cute story with lots of great pictures. - Goodreads
I loved the beautiful, playful, graphic illustrations. - Goodreads
Would be a good book to us for writing in the round! - Goodreads
Pablo Bernasconi's illustrations are slightly Cubist. - Goodreads
... cliffhanger ending, too. - Goodreads

Review: Pumpkin Town! Or, Nothing Is Better and Worse Than Pumpkins

User Review  - Liz Todd - Goodreads

Always a fun read.. cliffhanger ending, too. What happens when someone throws away a bunch of pumpkin seeds? Read full review

Review: Pumpkin Town! Or, Nothing Is Better and Worse Than Pumpkins

User Review  - Allie - Goodreads

When reading this book the illustrations really jumped off the page for me. When the text says the vines were growing every which way, the pictures show the vines coming out of chimneys and and ... Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Pablo Bernasconi is an award-winning graphic designer who was born in Buenos Aires. Pablo loves things that grow: puppies, trees, hair, knowledge, children, clouds, and pumpkins! His artwork has been published in picture books, magazines, and newspapers all over the world. He lives in Patagonia, Argentina--still a wild place where nature can often over-rule humans' attempts to control it.

Pablo Bernasconi is an award-winning graphic designer who was born in Buenos Aires. Pablo loves things that grow: puppies, trees, hair, knowledge, children, clouds, and pumpkins! His artwork has been published in picture books, magazines, and newspapers all over the world. He lives in Patagonia, Argentina--still a wild place where nature can often over-rule humans' attempts to control it.

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