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Five Little Pumpkins

3.52  ·  Rating Details ·  100 Ratings  ·  17 Reviews
The favorite finger rhyme told in schools, libraries, and play groups every Halloween is presented here in wonderfully humorous and endearing illustrations. Five not-so-little pumpkins start out "sitting on a gate." But before long a wild evening is afoot. They roll along a country lane to join some trick-or-treaters--a ghost, two witches, a clown, and a devil. As the ...more
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 1st 1995 by Boyds Mills Press
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Jul 23, 2015 Michelle rated it really liked it
A wonderful illustration adaptation to a song/rhyme that I loved in my Lewis days. Loved it!!! I was so excited to find this book--and it was word for word. A great way to read a book and then do the rhyme as well. So happy with this discovery.

10/26/10 & 10/28/10 It went fabulously! The kids enjoyed it. I think they liked the pictures. And some knew the song/rhyme, so they were ready for what came next. They liked doing the rhyme afterwards as well.
Nov 04, 2012 Tara rated it it was ok
This is a decent version of this rhyme. When it comes down to it, it's really the illustrations that will make or break this book. The illustrations are fine. The colours are a lighter than other versions so this version may be a bit less spooky for little ones. But I prefer a different version, Five Little Pumpkins.
Nov 14, 2009 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
We've heard this song many times, as we have a recording of it sung by Raffi, but this is the first time we've seen it in a book. It's a simple song, and cute especially during Halloween. The illustrations are fun and complement the song lyrics nicely.
Meghan Peters
This book was okay, I did not think it was that great of book because it was too short and boring. It was about five little pumpkins what they did at night. this is definitely a beginner easy to read book for kids starting out to read.
Nov 10, 2014 Christine rated it did not like it
The pictures do a really poor job of illustrating the words. Next year I'll look for a different version of this story.
Nov 01, 2013 June rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Young halloween requests
Recommended to June by: Polly
Has large pictures of the retelling of the song. Could use for a lap time or toddler time before or after the song.
Amanda Jackson
Dec 10, 2013 Amanda Jackson rated it really liked it
this is a great rhyming book and you could get your students into it a lot. the illustrations were kind of odd bit it was what made the book good
Oct 12, 2010 Stephanie rated it liked it
This is a fun book to read in preparation for Halloween. A quick read that goes through what each pumpkin has to say.
Good Halloween fun for an all-ages storytime!
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A familiar song presented with creative and cute illustrations of a pumpkin adventure.
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Aug 14, 2007
Love the tradition poem but the illustrations are dated, flat and seem amateurish.
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