RELEASE DATE: July 1, 2012
A category visits the pumpkin patch, giving readers an opportunity to rely down from 20.
On the farm, Farmer Mixenmatch provides them the tour, which features a petting zoo, an academic space, a corn maze and a tractor experience to the pumpkin patch. Holub’s textual content cleverly although not all the time efficiently rhymes every baby’s title inside the line: “ ‘Eighteen youngsters get on our bus,’ says Russ. / ‘However somebody’s late,’ says Kate. / ‘Watch for me!’ calls Kiri.” Pumpkins on the tops of pages comprise the numerals that match the textual content, permitting readers to pair them with the orange-colored, spelled-out numbers. Among the objects proffered to rely are a little bit of a stretch—“Guess sixteen issues we’ll see,” rely 14 automobiles that arrived on the farm earlier than the bus—however Smith’s art work retains issues straightforward to rely, apart from a difficult web page that asks readers to seek for 17 orange objects (solutions are on the backside, the other way up). Surprisingly, Holub contains one web page with nothing to rely—an indication marks “15 Pumpkin Road.” Charming, multicultural round-faced characters and plenty of element encourage readers to return by means of the ebook scouring pages for the 16 issues the youngsters guessed they may see. Endpapers that includes a smattering of pumpkin details spherical out the textual content.
Between its autumn and field-trip themes and the truth that not many books begin countdowns from 20, this may increasingly discover its method to many library cabinets.
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Pub Date: July 1, 2012
Web page Rely: 32
Evaluation Posted On-line: Could 16, 2012
Kirkus Opinions Challenge: June 1, 2012
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