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The Vanishing Pumpkin - by Tony Johnston (Paperback)

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In this "appealing, participatory, fast-paced" story, a 700-yeard-old woman and an 800-year-old man go out to the patch to get a pumpkin to make a pie--only to discover that their pumpkin's been "snitched". "A good bet for Halloween story hours".--School Library Journal. Full color.



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A classic Halloween story about a pumpkin gone missing is certain to delight readers of all ages!

When a 700-year-old woman and an 800-year-old man want to make pumpkin pie on Halloween, they can't find their pumpkin. "Our pumpkin's been snitched," cries the woman. And off they go to find it.

"A good bet for Halloween story hours."--School Library Journal

"There can never be enough Halloween stories. This one is appealing, participatory, fast-paced and a delight in the telling."--Children's Book Review Service



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Praise for The Vanishing Pumpkin

"A good bet for Halloween story hours."--School Library Journal

"There can never be enough Halloween stories. This one is appealing, participatory, fast-paced and a delight in the telling."--Children's Book Review Service



About the Author



Tony Johnston is the award-winning author of more than 100 beloved children's books. Throughout her career, she has worked at a children's bookstore, taught a course on picture book writing at UCLA, and studied poetry writing for children with Myra Cohn Livingston. Johnston lives with her family in San Marino, California, where she grew up.

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut, in 1934, to a family of Irish and Italian background. His determination to create books for children led to a BFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, and an MFA from the California College of Arts & Crafts in Oakland, California. His particular way with color, line, detail, and design have earned him many of the most prestigious awards in his field, among them a Caldecott Honor Award for Strega Nona, the Smithsonian Medal, the Kerlan Award from the University of Minnesota for his "singular attainment in children's literature," the Catholic Library Association's Regina Medal for his "continued distinguished contribution," and the University of Southern Mississippi Medallion. He was also the 1990 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal for illustration, and received the Children's Literature Legacy Award for lifetime contribution to children's literature in 2011.
DePaola has published almost 200 children's books in 15 different countries over the past 30 years. Among his most well-known titles are the Strega Nona series, 26 Fairmount Avenue, and The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush.
DePaola lives in an interesting house in New Hampshire with his four dogs. His studio is in a large renovated 200-year-old barn.

Dimensions (Overall): 9.35 Inches (H) x 8.01 Inches (W) x .17 Inches (D)
Weight: .24 Pounds
Suggested Age: 3-5 Years
Sub-Genre: Holidays & Celebrations
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Number of Pages: 32
Publisher: Puffin Books
Theme: Halloween
Format: Paperback
Author: Tony Johnston
Language: English
Street Date: August 22, 1996
TCIN: 13117673
UPC: 9780698114142
Item Number (DPCI): 248-57-7190
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.17 inches length x 8.01 inches width x 9.35 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.24 pounds
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