Synopses & Reviews
Pumpkins can be baked in a pie, carved into jack-o'-lanterns, and roasted for a healthy snack. But how does a tiny seed turn into a big pumpkin? With clear text and detailed, colorful illustrations, this book explains what a pumpkin seed needs to help it grow! This book also includes delicious pumpkin recipes and easy experiments to do with pumpkin seeds.
This is a Stage 1 Lets-Read-and-Find-Out, which means the book explains simple science concepts for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Lets-Read-And-Find-Out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series.
Supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards
Pumpkins can be baked in a pie.
Pumpkins can be carved into jack-o'-lanterns.
Pumpkin seeds can be roasted for a healthy snack.
But how does a tiny seed turn into a big pumpkin?
Read and find out what a pumpkin seed needs to help it grow!
Pumpkins are everywhere in the autumn classrooms, doorsteps, and roadside stands. Everyone knows what they look like, but how do they grow from a tiny seed to a fat, orange pumpkin? Author Wendy Pfeffer and illustrator James Graham Hale give young readers an in-depth look at hos this transformation happens.
About the Author
Wendy Pfeffer is the author of several titles in the Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science series, including From Tadpole to Frog
, What's It Like to Be a Fish?
, From Seed to Pumpkin
, Sounds All Around
, Wiggling Worms at Work
, Dolphin Talk
, and Life in a Coral Reef
. She lives in Pennington, New Jersey. Franklyn M. Branley was a co-founder of the Lets-Read-and-Find-Out series, and he has written more than 140 popular science titles for children including What Makes a Magnet? He lives in Sag Harbor, NY.
James Graham Hale has illustrated numerous childrens books, including another Lets-Read-and-Find-Out-Science book, How Mountains Are Made by Kathleen Zoehfeld. He also illustrated Ann Turners Reading Rainbow selection Through Moon and Stars and Night Skies. He lives in Granville, OH.