Magical moonbeams awaken a pumpkin patch to raucous Halloween-season revelry.
A moonbeam illuminates and energizes a smiley-faced pumpkin sitting alone on a stair; it promptly takes off to discover a pal with whom to have an excellent time. A complete pumpkin patch, additionally sparked by the magical moon, immediately comes alive. And what merriment all of the grinning gourds rise up to! Their playful shenanigans embrace piling excessive on prime of each other, bouncing on a trampoline, dancing, marching, and drumming, carrying costumes, and competing in video games. They even interact in actions often reserved for different holiday-themed icons—flying on brooms and making magic, as an example. As daybreak approaches, the pumpkin chief escorts the cavalcade again dwelling. At dawn, every one takes up residence on a special home’s entrance porch and awaits that night’s moonbeams to work their magic once more. Liveliness and good cheer abound on this frisky rhyming story wherein the perennial vacation symbols naturally take heart stage. Perky couplets that learn and scan very properly seem on most pages and are accompanied by energetic, expressive illustrations that spotlight vivid oranges, yellows, blues, purples, and greens with touches of different brilliant shades.
Readers will enjoyment of discovering the joyous time pumpkins have when it’s Halloween.
(Image ebook. 3-6)
Pub Date: July 7, 2020
Web page Rely: 32
Evaluation Posted On-line: July 14, 2020
Kirkus Opinions Difficulty: Aug. 1, 2020