Cat, Duck and Squirrel live in an old white cabin, with a pumpkin patch in the garden. Every day Cat slices up some pumpkin, Squirrel stirs in some water and Duck tips in some salt to make perfect pumpkin soup...until the day Duck wants to do the stirring...A funny, rhythmical story about friendship and sharing, with fabulous animal characters, illustrated in glowing autumnal colours, which received rave reviews in hardback.
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(281mm x 280mm x 5mm)
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
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Book Review: Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper - Reviewed by Sheepcoate (18 Dec 2013)
Pumpkin Soup is a fun story and it's understandable why the story has won so many awards.
The three animals who live in a old white cabin decided that they wanted some pumpkin soup, however when checking the pumpkin's they were not ready. They than looked around for alternatives, such as fish soup. Of course one of the friends was a little stubborn and really wanted Pumpkin Soup.
A great story to read to any fussy eater and there is a moral to the story to try something in case you might like it. Some nice colorful illustrations, great read.
Author Biography - Helen Cooper
HELEN COOPER is the only illustrator ever to win the highly prestigious Kate Greenaway Award for two consecutive books: THE BABY WHO WOULDN'T GO TO BED, 1996 and PUMPKIN SOUP, 1998. She has had several other successful titles published by Doubleday including LITTLE MONSTER DID IT! and THE BEAR UNDER THE STAIRS, which won the Smarties Young Judges' Award in 1994. Both are now perennial favourites in nurseries, schools, libraries and bookshops. Helen is married to author/illustrator Ted Dewan. They have one daughter and live in Oxford.