make the most of Lovereading granchester eleanor oliphant killer on the wall win prizes
Search our site
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett Read the opening extract of the brand new Jenn Bennett book before its publication on 27/07/2017

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper
  

Pumpkin Soup

Part of the Pumpkin Soup Series

RRP £6.99

Notify me
when in stock

As soon as this book is back in stock we will send you an email.

Synopsis

Pumpkin Soup by Helen Cooper

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 the perfect pumpkin soup...Until the day Duck wants to do the stirring...This is a funny, rhythmical story about friendship and sharing, with fabulous animal characters, illustrated in glowing autumnal colours with a brilliant CD featuring music and sound effects!

Reviews

Pumpkin Soup, with its rhythmic text, syncopated layout, and rich and hot colour harmonies, is both a musical comedy and a visual feast. The trio are outrageously attractive characters and such is copers command of technical effects, you can almost taste the colours, touch the textures and lose yourself in the autumnal landscape -- Jan Doonan TES Exciting Sunday Telegraph A portable work of art, glowing the rich colours of autumn ... A highly inventive, witty slant on a familiar theme of friendship and sharing which children of ages three and up will adore The Bookseller Here is a story of friendship lost and regained, told with insight and understanding, not only as far as the characters are concerned, but as to how a picture book works ... The book is briliantly constructed Child Education The stunning lustrous illustrations which accompany this story reflect its warmth, vivacity and humour Books Etc.


About the Author

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.

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

25th October 2007

Author

Helen Cooper

More books by Helen Cooper
Author 'Like for Like'
    recommendations

Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Format

Paperback
Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5

Categories

Picture books

ISBN

9780552556736

Love Reading - it not only does what it says on the tin, it does it with Jam on!!

Maz Tucker

I recommend Lovereading because you get honest reviews on a whole range of genres-there's something for everyone. It's the only site I need.

Sian Spinney

Lovereading has given me the opportunity to delve into new and exciting worlds of authors who I would never have tried before.

Glynis Elliott

Lovereading is not only an amazing site, but it's one of my very favourites. It's like visiting a fascinating bookstore, but better.

Rebecca Jayne Barrett

I love the honest opinions, recommendations for every genre and every reader, wish lists and Like for Like.

Amrita Dasgupta

If you love reading, then you'll love Lovereading! Full of tips & info for every discerning reader.

Lynne Rapson

At Lovereading there are fabulous books available in every genre, with great reviews to help you pick the right book for you.

Teresa O'Halloran

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools