“Ready For Pumpkins” by Kate Duke Review and Giveaway!!!

Ready For Pumpkins is such an adorable book and so fitting with the season.  Reading it for the first time, I just knew I have to share it with my son’s kindergarten  class.  It is about the class guinea pig named Hercules who watches the first grade class grow plants from seeds and wants to do that too.  During summer vacation when the teacher brings him out to the country with her he gets to do that with a new friend and during that summer he learns so much.  He learns about patience and sometimes having to wait makes things sweeter, he learns about friendship and how hard it can be to say goodbye to old friends and the joy of meeting a whole class of new friends.  All in all he learns that he is a pretty lucky guinea pig.

KATE DUKE has been creating wonderful picture books for more than 25 years. Her best-loved tales often include guinea pigs or mice, like Aunt Isabel Tells a Good One, andGuinea Pig ABC. Ms. Duke lives in New Haven, Connecticut.

Random House is sponsoring a giveaway on Mommy Ramblings.  One lucky blog reader will win their own copy of Ready For Pumpkins.  Thank you Random House for the review book and for sponsoring this great giveaway on Mommy Ramblings!!!  Open to US residents.

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17 Responses to “Ready For Pumpkins” by Kate Duke Review and Giveaway!!!

  1. Shannon F.

    I love Oh, the Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss. 🙂

  2. Carl

    Annie and Helen by Deborah Hopkinson Illustrated by Raul Colon

  3. Janet W.

    I like the book “Merry Christmas, Maisy”

  4. Casey

    The Oath looks good

  5. Audra Weathers

    My daughter would also like “What Was I Scared Of” a glow-in-the dark encounter by Dr. Seuss.

  6. Shannon

    I like the classic Green Eggs and Ham

  7. Anne

    I like Elmo’s World: Animals!

  8. Melissa

    How to Raise the Perfect Dog
    Through Puppyhood and Beyond

  9. Jessica Cintron

    One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss

  10. Wendy W.

    I like Garfield Gets in a Pickle: His 54th Book!!

  11. Rachel Harder

    National geographical reader: sharks!

  12. Michele

    Big Bear, Little Bear!

  13. Carmen Van Deursen

    My son would like National Geographic Kids Just Joking.

  14. Rochelle Sindelar

    My kids would like….
    NG Kids Ultimate Weird but True
    1,000 Wild & Wacky Facts and Photos

  15. Gianna

    Barefoot Contessa Foolproof.

  16. Miranda Welle

    A Christmas Home!

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