Thanksgiving Picture Books

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tgiving booksSome of our favorite Thanksgiving books,  perfect for sharing.

Balloons Over Broadway. Award-winning artist Sweet tells the story of the puppeteer Tony Sarg, capturing his genius, his dedication, his zest for play, and his long-lasting gift to America–the inspired helium balloons that would become the trademark of Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

’twas the Night Before Thanksgiving. School children on a field trip to Mack Nugget’s farm save the lives of eight turkeys in this poem based on “The Night Before Christmas.”

Turkey for Thanksgiving. Mr. and Mrs. Moose try to invite a turkey to their Thanksgiving feast.

I Know an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Pie. An old woman gobbles up all the food in an enormous Thanksgiving dinner, to the amazement of those around her.

Silly Tilly’s Thanksgiving DinnerForgetful Silly Tilly Mole nearly succeeds in ruining her Thanksgiving dinner, but her animal friends come to the rescue with tasty treats.

Arthur’s Thanksgiving.  Arthur finds his role as director of the Thanksgiving play a difficult one, especially since no one will agree to play the turkey.


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