How Pumpkin Got His Name – Level 23


  • 40 pages with full-colour illustrations
  • Level 23
  • Familiar plot structures with experiences that students can personally relate to
  • Recurring characters who students can identify with
  • Short chapters to maintain reader interest
  • Innovative text features and graphic elements such as illustrations, character profiles, maps, raps and glossaries
  • A text type focus for each book
  • Comprehensive Teaching Notes that focus on reading strategies, comprehension, fluency, vocabulary and spelling. Activity sheets to support the learning in these area are also included
  • Order 6 or more books of the same title and pay only $9.50 each book.


    Pumpkin Patterson’s real name was Porter Patterson. When the Saltspray River Raft Rumble Shield Race took place, something happened on the finish line. Team Turbo always called him Pumpkin after that.