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Pumpkin People

Ron Lightburn Sandra Lightburn

32 pages
Nimbus Publishing
Every Autumn strange figures start appearing around the town of Kentville, Nova Scotia, sauntering down the sidewalk, sitting in a tree, cavorting on a lawn-who are these peculiar people? Why, they're the Pumpkin People! Constructed from cornstalks, straw, and, of course, pumpkins, these folkloric figures are put together every year to celebrate the harvest in the Annapolis Valley in a most creative way.
Pumpkin People tells the tale of Kentville's famous pumpkin people. Sandra Lightburn's simple verse reveals the secret world of the half-funny, half-spooky figures; Ron Lightburn's stunning illustrations bring that secret world to life. And a special section in the back teaches pumpkin fans young and old how to build their own pumpkin person!
Author Bio

Sandra Lightburn's first book, Driftwood Cove won the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize for text and illustration and was shortlisted for the Ann Connor Brimer Award for Children's Literature. She lives in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia.

_Ron Lightburn's Waiting for the Whales won the Governor Generals Award. Since then he has illustrated numerous other bestselling picture books and has become internationally renowned. He lives in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia.