This First Thanksgiving Day: A Counting Story (Paperback)

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By Laura Krauss Melmed, Mark Buehner (Illustrator)
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Countdown to Thanksgiving!

This beautiful picture book counting story celebrates the very first Thanksgiving Day with vibrant illustrations and lively verse.

Follow the Pilgrim and Wampanoag friends as they prepare for a great feast, and along the way look for the bold turkey on every page. And for the very sharp of eye, there are all sorts of surprises hidden in the art!

"A refreshing look at an American tradition that reinforces the spirit of the holiday." (Kirkus)

"A super read-aloud." (School Library Journal)

About the Author

Laura Krauss Melmed is author of Capital! Washington D.C. from A to Z and New York, New York! The Big Apple from A to Z, also illustrated by Frané Lessac; I Love You As Much . . . , illustrated by Henri Sorensen; and the critically acclaimed The Rainbabies, illustrated by Jim LaMarche. She lives with her husband in Washington, D.C.

Marl Buehner has six little pilgrims of his own in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he lives with his wife, Caralyn, and their children: Heidi, Grant, Sarah, Samuel, Laura, and Jake. Mark has illustrated many wonderful children's books, including I Am the Cat by Alice Schertle and Harvy Potter's Balloon Farm by Jerdine Nolen.

Praise For…

“A refreshing look at an American tradition that reinforces the spirit of the holiday.”
— Kirkus Review

“Gaggles of round-faced children, some in Pilgrim outfits and others in deerskins, fill this rhymed counting tale.”
— ALA Booklist

“Lots of smiles and counting practice result in a super read-aloud.”
— School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060541842
ISBN-10: 0060541849
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: September 2nd, 2003
Pages: 32
Language: English

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