by Lucy Ruth Cummins and Lucy Ruth Cummins
From the critically acclaimed author and illustrator of A Hungry Lion comes a unique Halloween story about a stemless pumpkin who dreams of becoming a jack-o-lantern.
Stumpkin is the most handsome pumpkin on the block. He's as orange as a traffic cone Twice as round as a basketball He has no bad side He's perfect choice for a Halloween jack-o-lantern.
There's just one problem--Stumpkin has a stump, not a stem. And no one seems to want a stemless jack-o-lantern for their window.
As Halloween night approaches, more and more of his fellow pumpkins leave, but poor Stumpkin remains. Will anyone give Stumpkin his chance to shine?
Lucy Ruth Cummins is an author, an illustrator, and an art director of children's books. Her debut picture book, A Hungry Lion, or A Dwindling Assortment of Animals, was a finalist for the Governor General's Award, an Irma Black Honor Book, and an ALA Notable Book. She is also the author-illustrator of Stumpkin and Vampenguin. As a little girl, she had a turtle for a pet, but he ran away. Really. She lives with her little family in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her online at LucyRuthCummins.com.
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publish Date: July 2018
Page Count: 56
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Dimensions: 10.1 x 10.1 x 0.5 inches
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