> Bless Their Hearts Mom: Children's Book Review and Giveaway: Good Bight Little Pumpkin by Claire Keay (Illustrator)
Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Children's Book Review and Giveaway: Good Bight Little Pumpkin by Claire Keay (Illustrator)

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this book, free of charge, from Tommy Nelson Books , for review purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it

I have the PERFECT book to celebrate the first day of Fall, which today is!

Good Bight Little Pumpkin cover

Sleepy little Milo, in his oversized pumpkin costume, is making the rounds at the harvest party with his friends. It’s time to go home, but he wants to enjoy every game at the fall fair before the night is over! Crunching leaves, crisp breezes, mountains of sweets—celebrate the abundance of the harvest season through this bedtime book for children. Charming illustrations and a sweet story are perfect for young hearts.
A great alternative to scary books, this fun harvest-themed book is sure to be a perennial favorite.
Good Bight Little Pumpkin  sample


This die-cut board book is aimed at kids ages 1-4 and is a perfect book to celebrate the season, without having to resort to any scary, or hard to explain Halloween books. Milo and his mother share all the fun of a Fall festival with young kids, and get them excited about the season. It would be a lovely book to share at bedtime, after going to a Fall festival with a young child, so they can relate their memories of games and activities to it. It will also make a good early reader for 5-6 yr olds! We highly recommend it for all kids under age 6! 

About the Illustrator:

Claire Keay illustrates children's books and sells original paintings and a range of digital craft supplies. She lives in Rayleigh, Essey, England, with her family.


One lucky BTHM reader will get to win their own copy of this lovely book in time to share with their own youngsters!


Thanks for entering!


  1. I tell them about fun fall activities like Apple picking, eating donuts and drinking cider, and hay rides

  2. I have a great book about a day at the apple orchard

  3. I tell my son stories of going to the pumpkin patch, hay rides and face paintings.

  4. How about the 5 Little Pumpkins Rhyme/Chant: 5 little pumpkins sitting on a gate ...

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  5. Our favorite fall story is Johnny Appleseed. We also tell stories about pumpkins and preparing for winter.

  6. We read Pumpkin Town about pumpkins overgrowing the whole town.

  7. We don't have any Fall or Halloween stories This sounds like a cute and non scary book.

  8. We Miss Millie's pumpkin patch story. We make it fun and not scary at all for our little ones. jj250@aol.com


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