The Fierce Yellow Pumpkin (Hardcover)
HarperCollins, 9780060244798, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 5, 2003
From beloved children’s book author Margaret Wise Brown and Caldecott Medalist Richard Egielski comes an enchanting Halloween tale!
A fat little, round little, yellow little pumpkin dreams of growing up to be fierce and frightening, just like the scarecrow in the field. Then one day in autumn, when he has grown big and fat, the fierce yellow pumpkin gets the chance to become terrific and terrible.
With rich, warm illustrations and inimitable words from the author of Goodnight Moon, The Fierce Yellow Pumpkin is sure to delight for generations.
About the Author
Margaret Wise Brown, cherished for her unique ability to convey a child’s experience and perspective of the world, transformed the landscape of children’s literature with such beloved classics as Goodnight Moon and The Runaway Bunny. Other perennial favorites by Ms. Brown include My World; Christmas in the Barn; The Dead Bird; North, South, East, West; and Good Day, Good Night.
Richard Egielski is the Caldecott Medal-winning illustrator of Hey, Al and many other books for children, including the Tub People series by Pam Conrad. He is also the author and illustrator of Buz and Jazper, both New York Times Best Illustrated Books, Three Magic Balls, and The Gingerbread Boy. Mr. Egielski lives in Milford, New Jersey, with his wife and son.