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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

How Big Could Your Pumpkin Grow?

How BIG Could Your Pumpkin Grow?
by Wendell Minor
published by Penguin Kids

Autumn is officially here!  And though it's still really warm here in Texas, it's time to pull out some of those treasured Fall favorites! But don't forget to add a few new lovelies to your book collection!  You might want to have a peek at this one:

The Blurb

Every year, giant pumpkin contests take place at fairs across the country—the 2012 record-holder weighed over a ton! The latest craze is to carve the most enormous pumpkins into racing boats. But what’s next? Why not thinkreally big? Award-winning artist Wendell Minor does just that as he imagines larger-than-life pumpkins decorating some of America’s favorite places—as immense as the Capitol dome, Mount Rushmore, the Brooklyn Bridge, even the Grand Canyon! This celebration of famous landmarks and landscapes plays with concepts of size and scale and is full of fun facts.