Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Pumpkin Time! - Children's Book Review and Giveaway

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The day Evy slipped on her gardening boots and began planting seeds in the soft, black earth, she saw a feast waiting to sprout. Evy is so focused on watching her garden grow, that she misses all the silliness going on around her- pigs dancing, donkeys flying, and sheep having a picnic.

But after nurturing her garden all summer and harvesting in the autumn- it’s Pumpkin Time! And what better way to celebrate than with a delicious feast for everyone.

Gorgeously illustrated by New York Times and IndieBound bestselling illustrator, Doug Cushman, this charming picture book features pumpkin facts, delicious recipes that parents and children can share together, as well as a step-by-step walkthrough of Evy’s pumpkin growing process (in case you were too focused on all the silliness).

Pumpkin Time captures the beauty and bounty of fall and harvest time, and encourages parents and kids to try their own hand at gardening.

Erzsi Deák is the founder of Hen&Ink Literary Agency. This is her first picture book. She lives in the south of France. Visit Erzsi at www.erzsideak.com.

Doug Cushman is the illustrator of numerous bestselling picture books and beginning reader books. He lives in the U.S. and France. Visit Doug at www.doug-cushman.com.

My Review:

A delightful book for younger children, Pumpkin Time! engages readers with colorful, fun illustrations. The story tells of a girl named Evy who plants seeds and waits for them to sprout. She's so attentive to watching the garden grow that she pays no mind to the silliness that takes place around her. The question is always asked "What was Evy doing?"

I adore how this book shows a child who focuses on her garden, and readers catch a glance of how the garden grows (particularly the pumpkins). All the while, funny and silly situations are happening. At 32 pages, Pumpkin Time! is an easy, whimsical read.


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63 comments:

jenn huey said...

I do not like pumpkin pie. My daughter however, can eat the whole pie to herself

Kelly Kimmell said...

Yes, I love pumpkin pie!

rubynreba said...

Pumpkin pie is one of my favorites.

Courtney B said...

i love love LOVE pumpkin pie! the rest of my family isn't too fond of it though

ababe28 said...

I like pumpkin pie, but my daughter really loves it. Hubby too.

Pink and Green Mom said...

I love pumpkin pie with whipped cream all over it!
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michelle Nichter said...

I AM OBSESSED WITH PUMPKIN PIE. So is my husband. with tons of COOL WHIP not whipped cream. there is a difference ;)

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Love it, good luck anyone :)

Darby Elizabeth said...

I love it!

aperry said...

Yes.. I like pumpkin pie.

Kiley Payne said...

Yes, I do. I love pumpkin pie. :)

Nancy said...

Oh, yes! I do love pumpkin pie with whipped cream.

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Heather said...

I LOVE pumpkin pie!

Heather said...

I LOVE pumpkin pie!

Helga said...

I love it, with lots of whipped cream.

Sue Hull said...

I love homemade pumpkin pie.The store bought kind is ok.I like it with lots of whipped cream.Thank you for the cute giveaway :)

Kristen said...

Yes I love pumpkin pie.

akronugurl said...

i love pumpkin pie

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Rebecca Parsons said...

I am probably one of the few people on earth who do not care for it.

jodi reese said...

i do not like pumpkin pie but both my children love it!

SnowflakeDay (Audra) said...

I love pumpkin pie! It's my favorite, next to pecan pie. Great…now I want pie. :-)
-Audra O'Hara

Rebecca Orr said...

I do like pumpkin pie. But it comes second to pecan pie or apple crumble pie. Lol

Caitlin McClure said...

I love pumpkin pie

Danielle Lima said...

I love Pumpkin Pie.

Annie1 said...

I don't like pumpkin pie :-(

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Taylor Hawkins said...

I don't but my hubby and kids do :)

krystyl olson said...

I love ALL pies :) Pumpkin pie is reminiscent of fall & harvest, which is a beautiful time of year

Jeremy C. Shipp said...

I love me some pumpkin pie.

carol said...

I really dont like pumpkin pie

pippirose said...

I love pumpkin pie! With whipped cream on top! :o)

Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

pumpkin pie is an excuse to eat whip cream! yes like it lots.
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Mihaela Day said...

Pumpkin pie is one of my favorites.

pinksuzanne said...

I love homemade pumpkin pie with whip cream on top.

Kathy Davis said...

I love pumpkin pie!!
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mscoffee77 said...

I love pumpkin pie!

Xty C said...

Yes, I like a pumpkin pie

Nicole C. said...

I love pumpkin pie! I love almost anything made with pumpkin!

Janet W. said...

I will eat pumpkin pie but it's not my favorite.

Jessica B. said...

Yes, I like pumpkin pie. jj250@aol.com

Marianna said...

I like pumpkin pie okay, but being a Southerner, I like sweet potato pie better!

HedgeHogi said...

I love pumpkin pie greatly! Any pie really.

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Sandyjade V said...

I love pumpkin pie. I only recently started to enjoy pie in general.

Jenny said...

I don't like pumpkin pie but my family always ask me to bake them for Thanksgiving. They must taste ok!

Renee G said...

I love pumpkin pie. It's my favorite.

Ceecjjj said...

pumpkin pie is my favorite pie

Lisa Pecora said...

I love pumpkin pie!

Jennifer T. said...

Everyone in our house loves pumpkin pie.

Cheryll Shubert said...

Love Pumpkin Pie!!

saturdaynightfever said...

Pumpkin Pie ( not from a can, but the produce item )

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Kayla Gilbert said...

I personally LOVE pumpkin pie!

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brendaelsner said...

I love pumpkin pie!!

laurasloves said...

I love Pumpkin Pie, especially with whipped cream on the top.
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kathy pease said...

I love pumpkin pie with cool whip

Mary said...

I love pumpkin pie and so does the whole family!

Stacey said...

I do like pumpkin pie.

amanda whitley said...

i like pumpkin pie on occasion.

Candie L said...

I love Pumpkin Pie. Thank you


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Laura Unger said...

Pumpkin Pie is my favorite kind of pie! Actually, I love anything pumpkin!

Susan Smoaks said...

i love pumpkin pie

Karen said...

Not my favorite but I will eat a slice at Thanksgiving time.

Tylerpants said...

Pumpkin pie is one of my faves! Lisa L tylerpants(at)gmail.com

trixx said...

I love pumpkin pie!

lilyk said...

I like pumpkin pie.