Tricycle Press is proud to present two new editions of the critically acclaimed Pumpkin Circle. Pumpkin seedlings grow, sprout, bud, and bloom, offering up their golden fruit, then break down into rich soil from which seeds sprout again — a circle without end. The skillfully translated Spanish language edition and a first-time paperback version are sure to create a whole new crop of pumpkin lovers.
We can be sure of this: It's a circle without end. It'—'s pumpkin seeds to pumpkins To pumpkin seeds again! This treat of a picture book comes cloaked in the colors of fall. Bouncy verse and glowing photographs show a backyard pumpkin patch move through its natural cycle — a bug'—'s eye and a bird's high view of seeds sprouting, flowers blooming, bees buzzing, pumpkins growing . . .and then going back to earth. An author's note explains how to grow your own pumpkin. Educators, please visit our Resources section, above, for teaching guides and curricula. Awards1999 "Parent'—'s Guide Award“Reviews”If you weren't a pumpkin lover before, you will be after checking this neat book out.“ -”Fast Forward“ magazine ”Eye-catching full-color photography and rhyming text. . . . An excellent choice for fall pumpkin studies.“-”Public Schools of North Carolina's Infotech"“Your books will help us put an emphasis on early reading and help improve the stereotypes and misconceptions surrounding farmers and agriculture.”-“American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture” “From the Hardcover edition.”
SHMUEL THALER lives in Santa Cruz, California. Bread lover GEORGE LEVENSON's films, which include the widely praised “Sadako” and “The Thousand Paper Cranes, ” are available in most schools and libraries in North America. This story was inspired by the wheatgrass growing in his backyard in Santa Cruz, California. “From the Hardcover edition.”