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  - 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  - Mandy Crider - Goodreads

My daughter and I read this every Halloween and I think it is simply the most adorable book for children! 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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