Spookley The Square Pumpkin

This one is certainly a keeper. Manage rehearsal schedules and changes by sending instant updates to your cast and crew. The messages about being different and inclusiveness are familiar, but they're solid. There is a hole that is formed in the fence and the circle pumpkins are worried about rolling out of it.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Print. All the other pumpkins teased him, until Spookley proved that being different can save the day! The pages are all filled with great rhyming words and my girls loved the pictures. Music Theatre International.

After the storm, the farmer goes into the patch to assess the damage and discovers Spookley. This is the fun story of Spookley - a pumpkin who is square. But one night in a storm, his squareness, what makes him different, saves nearly everyone in the patch. Want personalized picks that fit your family? Was this review helpful to you?

Spookley, saddened by his difference at the outset, learns that he has his own special place on the pumpkin farm. Spookley turns out to be a total failure at all the events, leaving him discouraged. Spookley, the only square pumpkin in a patch watched over by a fatherly scarecrow, geo 5 is sad and embarrassed by his squareness.

Meant to entertain and provide thoughtful messages rather than to educate. The lesson is about judging based upon appearance and how our differences can also be our strengths. Poor Spookley is a pumpkin who's shape is square rather then round. Available to educators, an Enrichment Guide provides classroom activities, recommended reading, and other resources. This book too is told in rhyming couplets.

Music Theatre International

Halloween isn't complete without this classic. The next year, the farmer plants most Review originally posted on my blog, Nine Pages.

Resources No matter where you are on your theatrical journey, our innovative production resources will enhance your show experience! Your review will post soon.

This is a rhyming story about a pumpkin patch wherein all the pumpkins are round, except for one square pumpkin. Description In a world where the only good pumpkins are round pumpkins Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a mistake, an outcast, a weed!

Spookley the Square Pumpkin

Spookley The Square Pumpkin The Musical

Can't play on this device. Also not a huge fan of how after Spookley's differentness is discovered to be good that suddenly the farmer decides he doesn't need regular pumpkins anymore. Spookley realizes it is up to him and his square shape to save the day.

We related pumpkins to all the people around us, and in the end, we decided Spookley was a good read. Promote your show with the officially licensed logo. This is a story that I will for sure be reading to my class.

Music Theatre International

What's on Joshua Jackson's Watchlist? Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners. This adorable book gives readers an overwhelming feeling of goodness.

Join Our Newsletter

The other pumpkins show gratitude for saving them. The other pumpkins tirelessly tease Spooky because he is square, not round like everyone else. The production is all first-rate, with exceptional performances, fine animation, and wonderful attention to detail in every facet. About these links Common Sense Media, a nonprofit organization, earns a small affiliate fee from Amazon or iTunes when you use our links to make a purchase.


Great story about bullying and a course of action to take when that occurs. Music composed and arranged by. The story was more of a description then an actual story so this book was not my favorit. Some way or another we are all different in our own ways.

See a Problem

While it's an easy read, it's long enough to help reinforce vocabulary while sharing a fun pumpkin story just in time for Halloween. He's teased and taunted by other mean round pumpkins. Delightful musical tale of pumpkin who doesn't fit in. My three year old likes it too but not as much as me. It manages to celebrate the festival without being in any way disturbing, but is not saccharine either.

He volunteers to help the others because he knows that he can because of his difference. This book is about Spookley, the square pumpkin. Additional information Directors Bernie Denk. Informizely customer feedback surveys.

Continue reading Show less. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.