Candlewick has a wonderful selection of children’s picture books (for kids ranging in age from 2-7) with themes that complement the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday! Gooble, Gooble Tucker is a brand new 2014 release. Over the River and Through the Woods and Giving Thanks are Thanksgiving favorites. What’s so Yummy is a a healthy eating adventure for this food-centric holiday.
Written and illustrated by Leslie McGuirk
Board book: 9780763668877 ∙ September 2014 ∙ $7.99 ∙ $32 pages ∙ Ages 2-5
Leslie McGuirk’s enthusiastic Tucker tries to be a patient little pup in this Thanksgiving story that is satisfying in every way.
“McGuirk sticks to a simple, celebratory narrative, and her gouache cartoons and hand-lettered text give the book a homey feel that’s just right for the holiday.” – Publishers Weekly
“The illustrations, rich with vibrant fall colors, gently falling leaves, and cheerful pups and people, help to set a warm atmosphere of familiarity and fun. A meandering tale about a special day that Tucker fans will gobble right up.” – Kirkus Reviews
Written and illustrated by Matt Tavares
HC: 9780763666965 ∙ August 2013 ∙ $8.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3 and up
“An old-timey New England landscape of wintry merrymaking. A lovely way to start the season.” – The N ew York Times
“A charming and dynamic rendition.” – School Library Journal
By Jonathan London, illustrated by Gregory Manchess
PB: 9780763655945 ∙ August 2011 ∙ $6.99 ∙ 32 pages ∙ Ages 3 -7
A father passes on to his son the gift of seeing the beauty around him – and giving thanks.
By Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott
PB: 9780763636326 ∙ September 2024 ∙ $15.99 ∙ 40 pages ∙ Ages 2 -5
Acclaimed New York Times best-selling author Robie H. Harris introduces preschoolers to the pleasures of eating healthy, being active, and feeling good.
“Never shaming and always empowering, the book champions healthy choices as key to good living. An informational title that seems good for you without being a pill to swallow.” – Kirkus Reviews
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Candlewick Prize Pack of 4 Childrens Thanksgiving Books Giveaway
One Moms Own Words reader will received these seven Candlewick Books.
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