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Desmond the field mouse wants to carve the biggest jack-o’-lantern in the neighborhood with his pumpkin. Clayton the house mouse wants to win the Biggest Pumpkin contest with his. But when they discover that their choice pumpkins are actually the same one, Desmond and Clayton decide to work together to grow the biggest pumpkin ever!

A 700-year-old woman and an 800-year-old man want to make a pumpkin pie for Halloween, but they can’t find their pumpkin. The ghoul on the fence may have taken it, or the rapscallion, the wicked varmint or the wizard. Children must discover the culprit in this picturebook.