|Pages/Publication Date:||32 / 2019|
Giant pumpkin contests happen every year, all over America—the 2012 record-holder weighed over a ton! Wendell Minor has a little fun with that idea in this board book, first taking prereaders to pumpkin farms and contests, and then imagining some really big pumpkins, as large as the Capitol dome, the faces on Mount Rushmore, the Brooklyn Bridge—even the Grand Canyon. At the end, he tells us a little bit about each one of these places.
"Kids will enjoy the increasing absurdity as much as the challenge of guessing the locations pictured…. Minor's watercolor-and-gouache paintings are well composed, richly colored, and (best of all) just plain fun."—Booklist