The Pumpkin Mystery

The Pumpkin Mystery

By Carol Wallace; Steve Bjorkman (Illustrator)

Holiday House, Hardcover, 9780823422197, 40pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2010

Scruffy and Mocha, the cat and dog who help out Aden and Leah around the farm, want to make sure the children have pumpkins for Halloween. The family plants and waters the seeds, and the tiny plants begin to grow; but rabbits visit the garden and the crop fails. The rabbits have some inside information. Can Scruffy and Mocha strike a deal and save Halloween for the children.

About the Author
Wallace holds a master's degree in elementary education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He is an author and public speaker.

Steve Bjorkman is a cartoonist who has illustrated countless greeting cards and advertisements for magazines. He has illustrated more than fifty books for children, including Supernouts! which he also wrote. He lives with his wife and three children in Aliso Viejo, California.