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This Is the Turkey
     

This Is the Turkey

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by Abby Levine
 

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This Thanksgiving, there's a turkey to shout about—and Max is the one who picked it out! Join him and his family on this wonderful day, when cousins come to play, neighbors come carrying pumpkin pie, and there's plenty to be thankful for. Everything's perfect, until…

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This Thanksgiving, there's a turkey to shout about—and Max is the one who picked it out! Join him and his family on this wonderful day, when cousins come to play, neighbors come carrying pumpkin pie, and there's plenty to be thankful for. Everything's perfect, until…

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"The turkey incident will have children in stitches, and its handling within the story will reassure them of what's really important on this day... An excellent addition to Thanksgiving story hours."

Booklist

"A perfect read-aloud."

School Library Journal

School Library Journal
PreS-Gr 2-This Thanksgiving tale begins with Max picking out a turkey at the supermarket and ends as he and his family say good-bye to all their company. What happens in between is told in the pattern of "This Is the House That Jack Built." The turkey is roasted, Max's sister kneads bread, Dad stirs the cranberries, and the guests bring all sorts of dishes. As the day progresses, Max plays with his cousins, the table is set, and so on. As his mother brings out the "crispy and golden" turkey, she trips and the mouthwatering bird goes flying into the fish tank. Still, Grandpa declares: "No turkey? No problem! I'm hungry-Let's eat!" and the diners enjoy the rest of the feast. The soft illustrations, rendered in watercolor, pencil, and ink, add humor and complement the activities in this holiday tale of food, family, and that occasional mishap that will be remembered for years to come. A perfect read-aloud.-Olga R. Barnes, Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County, NC Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.|

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807578896
Publisher:
Whitman, Albert & Company
Publication date:
09/01/2000
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
476,422
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.07(d)
Age Range:
3 - 7 Years

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This Is the Turkey 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
KaylaMom More than 1 year ago
This is a great book - illustrations are cute, story is easy to follow. My three year old daughter's really enjoying it.