No Dinner! by Jessica Souhami
The Story of the Old Woman and the Pumpkin

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Jessica Souhami's crisp retelling and vibrant illustrations bring to life a traditional story told throughout southern Asia. Many dangers lie waiting in the woods for a frail, old woman. Fierce, hungry animals in search of their next meal; wolves, bears, and tigers ready to pounce. But, as this outlandish tale proves, if the woman is resourceful and brave and happens to have an equally clever granddaughter, no wolf, bear, or tiger stands a chance against her! Between the crisp text that begs to be read out loud and quirky drawings done in the brilliant colors of India, young readers will cheer as one old lady outwits her beastly adversaries!
 

About Jessica Souhami

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Souhami studied textile design at the Central School of Art and Design in London.
 
Published October 7, 1999 by Frances Lincoln Childrens Books. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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the animals should wait to eat her on the way home when she'll be ""nice and fat."" The woman arrives safely at her granddaughter's and feasts until she is satiated and plump.

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