Books can help settle a rambunctious Thanksgiving crowd and provide a way to bring folks together before or after a delicious meal. Sharing a story can be entertaining and informative. Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays at GoReaderGo and we’re happy to share some of our favorite Thanksgiving books with you.
Five Silly Turkeys
Author: Salina Yoon
Illustrator: Salina Yoon
Toddlers and preschoolers will gobble up this simple ten-page board book with crinkly “feather” tabs. Each rhyming page counts down from five to one, sharing the adventures of these busy and very silly turkeys.
A Plump and Perky Turkey
Author: Teresa Bateman
Illustrator: Jeff Shelly
A rhythmical, rhyming story of a turkey that outsmarts the scheming folks of Squawk Valley who relentlessly attempt to entice the turkey for their Thanksgiving festivities. The turkey has a different agenda. This funny story with delightful illustrations will appeal to a wide range of ages. A fun Thanksgiving read to share with the family.
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons’
Author: Eileen Spinelli
Illustrator: Megan Lloyd
Newly updated with wolves instead of people, this hilarious tale of a hungry family and a Thanksgiving feast gone awry is sure to delight. Hungry as could be, the clueless family comes to discover that many of the foods served at their Thanksgiving meal are either destroyed or missing entirely. How the family overcomes these dilemmas and manages to enjoy their Thanksgiving is a delightful read.
Author: Gail Gibbons
Illustrator: Gail Gibbons
For children about to enter school or those in the first few years of elementary school, Thanksgiving is… covers the history of this holiday from ancient times to modern day. Gibbons offers tasty bites of information that will certainly enhance understanding and appreciation of this national holiday. Begin a holiday tradition sharing this easily adapted Thanksgiving book.
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