The colors and pictures in this book are very vivid which helps to keep the attention of my littles. We are practicing patience right now, so this book has a perfect theme. I also love that the characters are pumpkins and its fall here in Michigan.
PICK ME PUMPKIN:
Perky Pumpkin Learns Patience
(PICK ME PUMPKIN Perky Pumpkin Learns Patience Book 1)
Join Perky Pumpkin at the Pumpkin Patch. It’s where people pick their pumpkin match. Perky is a precocious pumpkin. When he notices other pumpkins are being picked except him, he feels anxious. How will Perky learn to wait and be patient? Enjoy this Holiday book written by Best-Selling author Sharon Larita Ashford.
Pick Me Pumpkin empowers children to turn their struggles into strengths:
- Teaches a Patience Strategy
- Promote Problem-Solving and Growth Thinking Mindset
- Empowers Feeling Important and Cultivates Self Confidence
- Encourages Life Growing Character-Building Skills
- Helps Guide in Making Appropriate-Choices When Facing Difficult Emotions and Feelings
- Provides Opportunities for Nostalgic Holiday Memories with Grandparents, Parents, Teachers and Alike
- Teaches as an I Can Think, I Can Read, and I Can Rhyme Read Aloud Book
Pick Me Pumpkin is the story of a young pumpkin named Perky who is excited about his first trip to the pumpkin patch. It is the biggest event in town where people pick their pumpkin match. But when Perky notices all the other pumpkins being picked, he becomes anxious and frustrated. Perky’s Mom is concerned and teaches him how to wait his turn.
This first edition of the book series provides the feeling of significance in a whimsical, adventurous magical world of possibilities with children of all ethnicity included in the beautiful bright colored illustrations.
As children transition and grow from childhood to becoming an adult their character-building skills are essential and very delicate. They have a need to fit in, feel important and a want to be accepted. They need varied but predictable activities, measurable achievement and rewards to help promote early literacy, parental involvement, and school readiness.
Pick Me Pumpkin is intended for children ages 4-8. It is a read-out-aloud rhyming book to be read to children and/or an easy to read book for children. Its simple rhymes help children anticipate the rhyming word and aid them in predicting what comes next.
The book promotes early literacy, parental involvement and helping children turn their struggle into strengths. It also provides core values and essential life growing experiences for healthy social development.
It uses strategies for capturing the attention and mind of the child so the child can relate and become enraptured in the story as it teaches them the principles of the behavior an authoritarian may want them to understand and acquire.
Pick Me Pumpkin: Perky Pumpkin Learns Patience is the first book in a new series by Shay Ma’s Emporium, an imaginary kingdom filled with whimsical and nostalgic adventures. It will serve as a social development tool for children, inspiring good character, and respect for others in social learning through its provision of synergic collaboration with parents, grandparents, and teachers. In this episode, children learn how to wait and be patient by following Perky Pumpkin’s story.
Buy your copy now and CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY’S with a memorable, rhyming bedtime story tonight!
Pick Me Pumpkin is available in English, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, German and Russian, other translations will be added as they become readily available. It is also available as an audio and e-book.
About the Author
Best-selling author Shay Ma aka Sharon Larita Ashford is an awards winning children and young adult empowerment specialist. She is a former member of The Recording Academy and contributor to The Grammy Foundation. Sharon loves to sing and has written many songs for the Shay Ma’s Emporium series such as: The Pumpkin Patch Match and Shay Ma’s Emporium. Sharon was raised in both the country and city during her childhood years and that taught her how to adapt in different environments with varied cultures. Sharon is an advocate for teaching children how to turn their struggle into strengths by empowering them to make appropriate choices as they become the best version of themselves.