OVERRIDE

Peter Peter Picks a Pumpkin House

Christine Graham; illustrated by Susan Boase

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

Peter Peter and Wanda love to watch their pumpkins grow fat in the field. Life is lovely, until the rains come and make their mud hut sad and soggy.

When Peter Peter needs to buy tin for a new roof, he decides to trade their goat for a bag of treasure. But the treasure turns out to be nothing more than some big seeds! What will Peter Peter and Wanda do now? Little do they know, those seeds might be just what they need.

BOOK EXCERPTS

Read an Excerpt

PETER PETER PICKS A PUMPKIN HOUSE
CHAPTER 1Life Was LovelyEvery morning, when the sun lit the tops of the bingbang trees, Peter Peter got out his hoe. He stretched his arms and smiled."Another great day to hoe pumpkins," he said.He went to the pumpkin field and hoed away the weeds. He sang to the pumpkin vines.Grow, oh, grow, Oh, pumpkins so Big and round On the ground.Every morning, when the sun lit the roots of the bingbang trees, Peter Peter's wife, Wanda, got out her buckets. She stretched her arms and smiled."Another great day to water pumpkins," she said.She filled her buckets with wa
READ THE FULL EXCERPT
BACK

REVIEWS

Reviews from Goodreads

BACK

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Christine Graham; illustrated by Susan Boase

  • CHRISTINE GRAHAMis the author of Three Little Robbers. She lives with her family in an old house in Salt Lake City, Utah, and teaches college English.

    SUSAN BOASE lives with her husband and two fox terriers in Portland, Oregon.When she’s not drawing pictures, she is writing stories or making things out of clay.

  • Susan Boase
BACK

BUY THE BOOK

Available Formats and Book Details

Peter Peter Picks a Pumpkin House

Christine Graham; illustrated by Susan Boase

  • e-Book

BACK