Length: 32 pages
Publisher: Harper Collins
Published: August 17, 2004
Description: Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks—the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what is most important is being able to share them with family!
Julie Markes reminds kids and adults alike about the little details that make each day enjoyable, while Doris Barrette's beautiful and striking illustrations bring her thoughtful words to life.
My review: This is a sweet, simple story that
captures the spirit of Thanksgiving. The children in the story are
engaged in varied activities, so all kids should be able to find
something to relate to. The soothing rhymes will be comforting to kids
of all ages. "Thank you for umbrellas, rain boots and puddles...thank
you for Mommy and warm, cozy cuddles." Doris Barrette's paintings are
rendered in a rich pallette of autumn colors. I recommend this sweet
book to remind children of the joys of family and the spirit of
Rating: 4 Stars