The Vanishing Pumpkin (Paperback)

By Tony Johnston, Tomie dePaola (Illustrator)

Puffin Books, 9780698114142, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 22, 1996



A classic Halloween story about a pumpkin gone missing is certain to delight readers of all ages

When a 700-year-old woman and an 800-year-old man want to make pumpkin pie on Halloween, they can't find their pumpkin. "Our pumpkin's been snitched," cries the woman. And off they go to find it.

"A good bet for Halloween story hours."--School Library Journal

"There can never be enough Halloween stories. This one is appealing, participatory, fast-paced and a delight in the telling."--Children's Book Review Service