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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?


SKU: 9781534413627
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  • 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 

  • ISBN-13: 9781534413627
    ISBN-10: 1534413626
    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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