{"id":4480159383631,"title":"Runaway Pumpkins","handle":"runaway-pumpkins","description":"\u003ch6\u003eComing August 4, 2020. Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/teresa-bateman\"\u003eTeresa Bateman\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/stephanie-fizer-coleman\"\u003eStephanie Fizer Coleman\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eWhen life takes your pumpkins, what do you do?\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eEveryone loves the class trip to the pumpkin patch. Each student picks out a perfect personal pumpkin, and one giant mega-pumpkin is strapped to the roof of the bus for everyone to share. 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And what on earth will their neighbors do with all these smashed-up pumpkins?\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA rollicking tale of resourcefulness, resilience, and community, perfect for the entire autumn season.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003eWe're Going on a Pumpkin Hunt\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/me-and-my-dragon-scared-of-halloween\"\u003eMe and My Dragon: Scared of Halloween\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/the-ugly-vegetables\"\u003eThe Ugly Vegetables\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"spread\"\u003e\n\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/runaway-pumpkins-spread.jpg?v=1582043554\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTeresa Bateman, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eTeresa Bateman has written many popular books for children, including \u003cem\u003eFiona's Luck \u003c\/em\u003eand \u003cem\u003eApril Foolishness\u003c\/em\u003e. She works as a children's librarian in Tacoma, Washington, and based \u003cem\u003eRunaway Pumpkins\u003c\/em\u003e on a real-life pumpkin disaster at her school!\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/teresa-bateman\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/author-link\"\u003e \u003c\/a\u003eabout Teresa.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eStephanie Fizer Coleman, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eStephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator and designer of whimsical art and stationery. She has illustrated several adult coloring books as well as the picture book \u003cem\u003eFive Flying Penguins\u003c\/em\u003e. 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Runaway Pumpkins

Coming August 4, 2020. Preorder today!

By: Teresa Bateman / Illustrated by: Stephanie Fizer Coleman

When life takes your pumpkins, what do you do?

Everyone loves the class trip to the pumpkin patch. Each student picks out a perfect personal pumpkin, and one giant mega-pumpkin is strapped to the roof of the bus for everyone to share. But a bumpy road back to school and a faulty bus storage lock splatters their handpicked bounty all over the neighborhood! Now what will they do for the harvest fair? And what on earth will their neighbors do with all these smashed-up pumpkins?

A rollicking tale of resourcefulness, resilience, and community, perfect for the entire autumn season.

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Teresa Bateman, author

Teresa Bateman has written many popular books for children, including Fiona's Luck and April Foolishness. She works as a children's librarian in Tacoma, Washington, and based Runaway Pumpkins on a real-life pumpkin disaster at her school!

Read more about Teresa.


Stephanie Fizer Coleman, illustrator

Stephanie Fizer Coleman is an illustrator and designer of whimsical art and stationery. She has illustrated several adult coloring books as well as the picture book Five Flying Penguins. She lives in West Virginia. 

Read more about Stephanie. 

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In rhyming verse, readers learn about a field trip to a pumpkin patch that goes horribly wrong; on the way home, the pumpkins fall out of the storage bins on the bus. The kids are disappointed and then surprised by how the people of the town help them get their pumpkins back. Autumnal hues in the color palette support the story perfectly, showing a diverse population that is happily collectively problem-solving. The pictures are detailed enough to encourage one-on-one sharing but large enough for story hours. The text has a catchy beat, with some unusual vocabulary sprinkled in to help with language skills. This story would be an excellent choice to add to a fall unit of study or to pair with a nonfiction look at harvests and fall festivals. VERDICT An entertaining story with exciting surprises along the way, this is a strong ­addition to most collections

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ISBN: 978-1-58089-681-8

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Ages: 3–7
Page count: 32
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