Thanks & Giving: All Year Long
by Marlo Thomas
Stories and songs. Inspirational. Marlo Thomas is a genuine healing nature and this book is a lovely help to families and youngsters with life challenging issues. Giving thanks for all we do have is major lesson for positive living. ~
Hardcover, 96 pages
Published November 2nd 2004 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
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This is a fabulous collection of stories from famous writers, actors, and musicians, and many are from their own lives. Deepak Chopra's story (illustrated by Demi!) made me cry, and Jon Scieska's (illustrated by Lane Smith, of course) made me laugh. I loved the stories told by Gail Carson Levine, Julianne Moore, Maurice Sendak, Shel Silverstein, Mo Willems, and Matt Groening, and there were even more that I skimmed over but will have to read in the future—Kate DiCamillo, Walter Dean Myers, Paul...more
Marlo Thomas has done it again. As a fan or Free to Be You and Me from a long time ago, I enjoy the books she compiles. The stories were enjoyable with good themes. THey were current and up to date. Some of the stories were from Ray Ramano, Kevin Bacon, Tiger Woods, etc. It has music in it too, although I don't have any clue what they sound like not being musically inclined.