The Ugly Pumpkin has waited all through October for someone to take him home, but no one wants him. He doesn’t look like other pumpkins. So the lonely Ugly Pumpkin leaves the patch in search of a place where he’ll fit in. By the time Thanksgiving arrives, he discovers the truth about who he is–but it’s not what he expected!
This pumpkins themed book transitions from the Halloween season to Thanksgiving! You can use it in speech therapy to address social/emotional issues like acceptance and bullying. It is also great for noticing rhyming! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using The Ugly Pumpkin in speech therapy below: