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Gibbons, Gail

Il. by author. ISBN 0-8234-1465-5. New York: Holiday House, 1999. 32 pp. $16.95. This colorful book takes the reader through the life of a pumpkin as it begins with a seed, grows to a vine, flowers, and then matures into its familiar form. After the pumpkin matures, it can be picked and transformed into a Jack-o'-lantern. Readers can learn about all the different shapes and sizes of pumpkins, and even discover tips on how to carve the pumpkin for Halloween night and dry the seeds for later use. Ages 4-8. Reviewed by Tricia Gibney, Brecknock Elementary School, Shillington, PA
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Title Annotation:Review
Author:Gibney, Tricia
Publication:Childhood Education
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Sep 22, 1999
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