The Pumpkin Painter by Jennifer M Garner

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A heart-warming autumn themed story written and handsomely illustrated by experienced homeschooling mama Jennifer Matthai Garner. Included are four songs, a yummy muffin recipe to bake with your children and a wonder-filled tale with valuable lessons of kindness and acceptance of others.

Young animals gathering nuts in the magical forest meet a curious looking man they have never seen before. Their differences lead to a squabble which is overheard by Mama Louisa and Papa Louis, the kind-hearted care takers of all the creatures in the forest. To calm them Mama stirs up ingredients of happiness to bake a special treat, and Papa stirs up a story about a pumpkin which, despite being different, has something very special on the inside to offer. 

Hardcover; 8.5 x 8.5 inches, 42 pages

Author: Jennifer Matthai Garner

Illustrator: Stephanie Mullani

Age 5 to 8 years.


Jennifer Matthai Garner has been stirring up goodness with her own six children for the past 25 years.  She was inspired to create the Mama Louisa and Papa Louis stories while baking bread with her children and their preschool friends.  She is a passionate children’s writer who draws inspiration from the mountains of North Carolina and aspires to publish the entire series of Mama Louisa and Papa Louis Cozy Cottage Stories.

She currently homeschools her two youngest children while living in western Idaho with her husband, Bruce, along with two dogs, one cat and five chickens.