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The Pumpkin Book

The Pumpkin Book

by Jackie French

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 01/09/1996

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Contents include: Pumpkin growing; which pumpkin; choosing a pumpkin variety; some pumpkins to try; medium sized vines; large pumpkins with trailing vines; huge prize or cattle pumpkins; growing pumpkins; keeping pumpkin seeds; when, where and how to grow pumpkins; 10 ways to grow a pumpkin; how to grow giant pumpkins; companion planting with pumpkins; pumpkins in difficult climates; pumpkin growers' trials and tribulations; harvesting pumpkins; when can you pick your pumpkins; curing pumpkins; a pumpkin calendar; pumpkin eating; feasting on pumpkin; eating your pumpkin with joy and gusto; pumpkin snacks, soups and sauces; main courses; desserts; bread, cakes, scones and waffles; store cupboard pumpkin; seed companies.
ISBN:
9780947214494
Category:
Agriculture & farming
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
01-09-1996
Publisher:
Aird Books Pty.Ltd
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
116
Dimensions (mm):
210x140x8mm
Weight:
0.18kg
Jackie French

Jackie was the Australian Children's Laureate for 2014/15 and the 2015 Senior Australian of the Year. She is also an historian, ecologist, dyslexic, and a passionate worker for literacy, the right of all children to be able to read, and the power of books.

Jackie's writing career spans 25 years, 148 wombats, over 140 books, 36 languages, 3,721 bush rats, and over 60 awards in Australia and overseas.

Her books range from provocative historical fiction such as Hitler’s Daughter and They Came on Viking Ships to the hilarious international bestseller, Diary of a Wombat with Bruce Whatley, as well as many nonfiction titles such as The Fascinating History of Your Lunch, and To the Moon and Back (with Bryan Sullivan), the history of Australia’s Honeysuckle Creek and man’s journey to the moon.

In 2000, Hitler’s Daughter was awarded the CBC Younger Readers’ Award. To the Moon and Back won the Eve Pownall Award in 2005. Macbeth and Son, and Josephine Wants to Dance were both shortlisted for the 2007 CBC Awards.

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