Ready for pumpkins by Kate Duke

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Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Guinea pigs,
  • Gardening,
  • Pumpkin,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World / Environment,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / School & Education,
  • Fiction,
  • JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Mice, Hamsters, Guinea Pigs, etc..

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementKate Duke
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.D886 Re 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25162292M
ISBN 109780375870682, 9780375970689, 9780307974549
LC Control Number2011044615

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Ready for Pumpkins by Kate Duke was a book about a class pet named Hercules. Hercules loved being in Miss. McGuffey's first grade classroom. He learned a lot about pumpkins and he longed to make his own garden. When it was summer vacation, he finally had the chance.

He made a friend named Daisy, who helped him plant his garden/5. Ready for Pumpkins - Kindle edition by Duke, Kate. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Ready for Pumpkins/5(11). Buy other books like Ready for Pumpkins. Praise. Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, July 9, “Duke’s story brims with humor of both the classroom and animal-buddy varieties, and her featherlight paintings capture every ounce of Herky’s enthusiasm, impatience, and eventual satisfaction.”.

A classroom guinea pig finds a way to plant his own garden in this funny tale of pumpkins and patience. After watching the first graders grow plants from seeds, Hercules, the class guinea pig, is inspired.

He wants to grow things, too. With the help of a rabbit named Daisy, Hercules plants his seeds and waits. And waits and waits. Ready for Pumpkins. Author: Duke, Kate: Binding: Softcover: List Price: $ Our Price: $ USD & FREE Shipping on orders over $35 Qty Avail: 34 Bargain Book Copy. Add to cart.

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Ready for Pumpkins (Picture Book): Duke, Kate: "A classroom guinea pig learns about gardening by growing his own pumpkin"-- Provided by publisher. Ready for Pumpkins Kindle Edition by Kate Duke (Author) Format: Kindle Edition.

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