Stumpkin is the most handsome pumpkin on the block. He’s perfectly orange and round. He’s the perfect choice for a Halloween jack-o-lantern. There’s just one problem—Stumpkin has a stump, not a stem. And no one seems to want a stemless jack-o-lantern for their window. As Halloween night approaches, more and more of his fellow pumpkins leave, but poor Stumpkin remains. Read this story to find out if Stumpkin is finally chosen.
Stumpkin is such a sweet Halloween book that can be used to address social/emotional issues like acceptance. It is also great for noticing character expressions and for targeting comparing and contrasting as well as for describing! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using Stumpkin in speech therapy below: