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Big Pumpkin

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ISBN-10: 002782683X

ISBN-13: 9780027826838

Edition: 1992

Authors: Erica Silverman, S. D. Schindler, S. D. Schindler

List price: $18.99
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Once there was a witch who longed for pumpkin pie. Unfortunately, the pumpkin she had grown from a seed became so big she simply couldn't get it off the vine. Although "she pulled and she tugged and she pulled...that pumpkin just sat." Along came a ghost. "I am bigger than you and stronger, too," said he. "Let me try." Well, the witch wanted that whole pumpkin for herself. But she needed help -- Halloween was just hours away... With the rhythm and repetition that children love, Erica Silverman tells a rollicking story about a witch who, through her encounter with a ghost and other spooky creatures, discovers both the value of cooperating and the joy of sharing. S.D. Schindler brings this…    
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 8/31/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 10.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Erica Silverman is a children's author who has loved books since she was a child. She said that books inspired her daydreams and fantasies. She discovered the magic of libraries before she could read. Her grandmother took her to the 23rd Street branch of the New York Public Library in Manhattan. This is where she started appreciating the experience of picking out books to take home. Her love for reading lead her to writing. It was her grandmother who told her stories that fed her imagination. She drew on these memories when she wrote Gittel's Hands, Raisel's Riddle, When the Chickens Went on Strike and Sholom's Treasure. For fourteen years she taught English as a Second Language to adult…    

S. D. Schindler is the popular illustrator of many bestselling picture books, including How Santa Got His Job, Big Pumpkin, the Math Start title Betcha!, and the 2005 Newbery Honor Book Whittington.