The Ugly Pumpkin

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G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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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  - barquist - LibraryThing

This is a sad but sweet story about a pumpkin who no one will pick and take home. I think that the emotion of sad comes though in this book in such a a beautiful way to evoke empathy from the reader ... Read full review

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User Review  - sarahbatte - LibraryThing

A cute book about a pumpkin who tries to fit in with the other pumpkins. He wonders why he doesnt look the same as all the other pumpkins and in the end he finally finds out that he is a squash. He finds his nitch and fits right along with all the other squash for Thanksgiving. Read full review

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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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