This is Thanksgiving

This is Thanksgiving


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Set to the rollicking rhythm of The House That Jack Built and similar in format to the highly popular This is Passover and It's Hanukkah!, this cumulative book in rhyme describes the many delights that a large, extended family will enjoy for Thanksgiving. Children will just want to gobble up this perfect culinary introduction to the beloved holiday. Deborah Zemke brings both whimsy and just a hint of nostalgia to this delectable adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593540654
Publisher: Blue Apple Books
Publication date: 08/12/2004
Pages: 7
Product dimensions: 7.48(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 2 - 5 Years

About the Author

Harriet Ziefert is a well-known author who has written over one hundred books for children. When she is not writing, she commutes between her homes in Lincoln, Massachusetts and Maplewood, New Jersey.

Deborah Zemke was born in Michigan and attended York University in Toronto, Ontario. She has illustrated several children's books, including D is for Doodle for Blue Apple Books, and is creator of fonts as well as an artist. She lives with her family in Colorado

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This is Thanksgiving 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ringenka on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This is similar in structure as "The House That Jack Built." In the first rhyme peas and carrots are introduced as a Thanksgiving food. Next mashed potatoes are added, and the rhyme about the peas and carrots is repeated. Food is added to the mix until there are rhymes representing the family¿s entire Thanksgiving dinner. The llustrations by Deborah Zemke are in the vain of folk art and feature a happy family celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday. The book ends with pages which fold out to reveal the entire table and everyone at it giving thanks.