MADE in Lake County: 5 Pumpkin Themed Books for Kids

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Welcome to MADE in Lake County! MADE introduces you to the people and stories behind local Lake County businesses. This month we introduced you to local farmers Chris & Katie Aspegren.  Today Katie is sharing with us 5 pumpkin themed books for kids, perfect for reading when planning your adventure at the pumpkin patch!

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Pumpkin-Themed Books for Kids


Allie Gator’s Halloween Hayride

This book is great for preschool aged kids and little ones who like machines and things that go! In this book, follow Allie, a John Deere gator, on her adventure to navigate the corn maze and pumpkin patch for the first time.



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Big Pumpkin

This is a great picture book, perfect for grade school kids. In this book, the witch grows a giant pumpkin and tries to make pumpkin pie with the help of her other Halloween friends, but they encounter some obstacles along the way.



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Five Little Pumpkins

This book is a favorite in our house and is great for toddlers! It’s a simple, fun, and festive board book that teaches counting, too!




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Little Blue Truck’s Halloween

This book is fun for toddlers & preschoolers! It has fun illustrations, flaps, and rhyming! Follow the Little Blue Truck on his way to the Halloween party, where he finds his farm friends in costumes along the way!



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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown

This book is a classic and is great for the whole family! Wait in the pumpkin patch with Linus, while the rest of the gang trick or treats and goes to a Halloween party.



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Aspegren Farms opened for the season on September 22. More information about dates and times can be found on their Facebook page.

Mention “Little Lake County” during the 2018 pumpkin season, and get a free mini pumpkin or gourd with your purchase (while supplies last).
Expires: 10/31/2018 or while supplies last

Aspegren Farms
21675 W Hawley Street, Mundelein, Illinois 60060 | (847) 949-5931
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Melissa is mom to 4. She used to dream of traveling the world, now she dreams of a clean kitchen. She can be found on most social media sites as @PBinmyHair because with this much hair and four kids, you're bound to find something in it.

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