Anna and her community gardening friends are excited for the Windy City Pumpkin Fest but then their prize pumpkin disappears in the second book in the Friendship Garden series.
Autumn has arrived at the Friendship Garden! That means:
1. Pumpkins for carving 2. Sweet potatoes for eating 3. Piles of leaves for jumping
Besides tons of yummy fall food, Anna is excited for the Windy City Pumpkin Fest. There is going to be a bake-off, a moon bounce—even a biggest pumpkin contest! Anna, Kaya, and Reed are sure that their pumpkin, Herbert, will take home first prize.
But just two days before the contest, Herbert disappears! Kaya and Anna are sure someone stole their perfect pumpkin. After all, pumpkins can’t just get up and walk away by themselves. Can the Friendship Garden crew catch the orange-fingered thief in time for the festival?
Jenny Meyerhoff is author of the Barftastic Life of Louie Burger series, as well as the books Sami’s Sleepaway Summer, Third Grade Baby, and Queen of Secrets. She is also the proud planter of her very own vegetable garden. Jenny grows string beans, broccoli, and spinach, but she has never picked a purple pepper. When she’s not busy writing, she likes to hang out with her husband and three children playing Scrabble and watching movies.