Thanksgiving Reads For Your Little Turkeys

Thanksgiving is here and there’s so much to be thankful for. There’s nothing quite like cozying up with a great book and your most beloved little ones on these crisp autumn days and reading stories that remind you all what Thanksgiving is all about. If you are looking for some great preschool picks, we’ve got the perfect books for the season.

Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message

By Chief Jake Swamp
Illustrated by Erwin Printup Jr.

A traditional Mohawk Thanksgiving Address is accompanied by beautifully stylized Native American artwork. in this message of thanks and praise to Mother Earth and all the elements of nature. Giving thanks, in Mohawk tradition is not an annual tradition but instead, a daily ritual taught to children by their parents. A touching ode to the natural world, this book inspires children and adults to appreciate and respect the earth and all it provides each and every day.

One is a Feast for a Mousefeast

By Judy Cox
Illustrated by Jeffrey Ebbeler

Finding a table full of Thanksgiving leftovers, a little mouse delights in the discovery of a single green pea, just one is a feast for him! But as he starts to head back to his hidey-hole, he can’t help but notice more tempting treats and soon acquires a complete Thanksgiving feast, barely balanced in a teatering tower atop the lone pea. All is well until, of course, the cat spoil the fun and the feast comes crashing down. Despite his loss, the mouse is still thanksful for the morsel that remains, reminding readrs to be grateful for the small things in life.




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