6 Thanksgiving Books for Kids

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Thanksgiving is coming up soon. Along with prepping the turkey and the trimmings, you want to help your tot to understand what the holiday is and why we celebrate it. Instead of having a lengthy discussion, try reading one of these Thanksgiving children’s books.

The Story of the Pilgrims by Katharine Ross and Carolyn Croll. This child-friendly account of the first voyage across the Atlantic and the Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving feast is easy for little ones to understand.

Turkey Trouble by Wendi Silvano and Lee Harper. Okay, so this isn’t exactly a ‘historical’ pick. But it’s a fun Thanksgiving read that your silly kiddo will totally enjoy.

I Love to Gobble You Up! By Sandra Magsamen. Your tot will enjoy this charming read with rhyming words and bold, bright pictures.

Being Thankful by Mercer Mayer. Mayer brings back Little Critter for this sweet tale on what being thankful really means.

The Greatest Thanksgiving Escape by Mark Fearing. The kids always want to have fun. And this children’s book tells the story of an adventurous escape from a boring family gathering. It’s sweet, funny and will keep your kiddo’s interest.

Bright Baby: Happy Thanksgiving by Roger Priddy. Your baby or young toddler isn’t too little for a Thanksgiving book. This board book has bold, colorful drawings and only a few simple words.




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