Thursday, November 24, 2016

Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes & Illustrated by Doris Barrette

My Bookish Itinerary - Cutie Pie's Shelf - Children's Book Review

Title: Thanks for Thanksgiving

Author: Julie Markes
Illustrator: Doris Barrette
Length: 32 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins
Classification: Children's Book
Release Date: August 17, 2004
Source: Library Book
Everyone knows that Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks - the question is, where to begin? From the turkey on the table to warm, cozy cuddles, life is full of small things and bigger pleasures. But what is most important is being able to share them with family!Julie Markes reminds kids and adults alike about the little details that make each day enjoyable, while Doris Barrette's beautiful and striking illustrations bring her thoughtful words to life.
Cutie Pie is 9 years old & Cutie Pie #2 is 5 years old

First Thoughts:

Cutie Pie: I think it is a great book for Thanksgiving time! And it was a really fun book to read.

Cutie Pie #2: I think it was okay.

What is this book about?

Cutie Pie #1: It is about how the kids are thankful for a lot of things. 

Cutie Pie #2: Being thankful for things.

What was your favorite part of the story?

Cutie Pie: My favorite part was when they said they were thankful for family.

Cutie Pie #2: I don't have one.

Why did you like it?

Cutie Pie: Because it gives me a warm feeling in my heart.

Cutie Pie #2: I didn't have one because all of it was good.

Is there anything you didn't like about this book?

Cutie Pie: No, I loved it.

Cutie Pie #2: No.

Do you like the illustrations?

Cutie Pie: Yes, they are awesome!

Cutie Pie #2: Yeah.

Who do you think will like this book?

Cutie Pie: Everyone!

Cutie Pie #2: A couple of people.


Cutie Pie:

Cutie Pie #2

I really enjoyed reading Thanks for Thanksgiving with my girls. I love Thanksgiving, and this book is a wonderful example of all the things that I love and am thankful for on Thanksgiving. I think this is a perfectly wonderful story to read with children around Thanksgiving. The illustrations are beautiful and full of detail.

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