November 28, 2015 | strande
Did you miss our pumpkin storytime this week? Don't worry, here's what you missed, plus a few more suggestions for a squash storytime of your own. It can be hard to find pumpkin stories that aren't focused on Halloween, but most of these stories manage to incorporate pumpkins without the holiday.
Try this rhyme at home:
Pumpkin time! by written by Erzsi Deàk ; illustrated by Doug Cushman
How big could your pumpkin grow? by Wendell Minor
Piggies in the pumpkin patch by Mary Peterson and Jennifer Rofé ; illustrated by Mary Peterson
Shine, shine, shine [sound recording] by Mama Mac — We used "Leaves" for the parachute this week - a fun fall-themed tune.
Other Stories and Songs
Pumpkin time! [videodisc] by written by Erzsi Deak ; illustrated by Doug Cushman — Try a storytime selection in a different format.
Sixteen runaway pumpkins by Dianne Ochiltree ; illustrated by Anne-Sophie Lanquetin
Penguin and Pumpkin by Salina Yoon
Seed, sprout, pumpkin, pie by Jill Esbaum
Jim Gill sings Do Re Mi on his toe leg knee [sound recording] by Jim Gill — For those who like to boogie in the kitchen, try "Mashed Potatoes" for an inspiring song that can be adapted to just about anything you might cook.