This book provides examples of:
- Color Motif: Orange since the book has a pumpkin theme.
- The Face of the Sun: Pictures of the sun have a smiley face.
- Food Porn: Lots of pumpkin themed recipes are in this book.
- Pumpkin Person: Anthropomorphized pumpkins are periodically seen.
- Shout-Out: It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is mentioned as a story to read while you enjoy a plate cookies and cider.
- Stingy Jack: The story of him the character is told on page 31 Pumpkin Lore: Jack of the Lantern.
- Walking the Earth: Jack from the story Jack Of The Lantern is stated to be doing this.