The fun loving characters of the Berenstain bears are at it again in this book as they seek to win first prize for their Giant pumpkin. Throughout their book Papa, Sister and Brother bear want to win first prize so badly and beat everyone else with their pumpkin "Giant". Mother bear tries and tries to share with them the true meaning of the season as Thanksgiving quickly approaches but they don't listen. Finally the contest comes and goes and they take 3rd for "The Giant". Seeing their disappointment Mother bear seizes her opportunity to share with them again the true meaning of Thanksgiving which they finally learn.