Pumpkin People

Sandra Lightburn

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ISBN: 9781771082235

Pumpkin People

  Author:   Sandra Lightburn  
  Artist :   Ron Lightburn    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

Every autumn, strange figures start appearing around Kentville, Nova Scotia. Sauntering down the sidewalk, sitting in a tree, cavorting on a lawn—who are these peculiar people? They’re the Pumpkin People! Made of cornstalks, straw, and, of course, pumpkins, these folkloric figures arrive every year to celebrate the harvest in a most creative way.

Now in a new smaller format, Pumpkin People tells the magical secrets of Kentville’s famous residents. Sandra Lightburn’s verse reveals the nighttime revelry of the half-funny, half-spooky figures; Ron Lightburn’s colourful illustrations bring their wild celebrations to life. And a special section in the back teaches pumpkin fans young and old how to build their own pumpkin person!

Details and Specs
ISBN associated with this title:9781771082235
Item NB1166
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 1 2014
Language eng
Pages 36
Format Hardcover
Dimensions5.5(in) x 7(in)
Shipping weight162(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Sandra Lightburn's first book, Driftwood Cove won the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize for text and illustration and was shortlisted for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature. She lives in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia.

Ron Lightburn's Waiting for the Whales won the Governor Generals Award. Since then he has illustrated numerous other bestselling picture books and has become internationally renowned. He lives in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia.