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The Perambulatin' Pumpkin

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5, 6
Page count: 4



Appeared in

Tall Tales from the High Hills

Story Summary

Mr. Zeke Calloway couldn't help but brag about his blue ribbon pumpkin, but Mr. Hank Huggins said Zeke's pumpkin wasn't nothin' but a peanut compared to his. Unfortunately Hank's had been planted on the side of a hill and before he could harvest it, it broke loose and caused all sorts of havoc as it rolled down the hill, including picking up Hank's wife on the way.