The Squirrels' Thanksgiving
Papa Squirrel says Buddy and Brenda should be grateful for friends and family at Thanksgiving. But these squirrel siblings just can't get along. Full color.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1999 by Holiday House
(first published 1991)
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Nov 22, 2011 Dolly rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Cute story about Thanksgiving and appreciating each other. Buddy and Brenda aren't grateful for their family until they spend a little time with their cousins. I'm not sure that this is the best story for Thanksgiving, but it does show that we often take the ones we love for granted. Also, I noticed that the squirrels were having a vegetarian (perhaps vegan) feast, which is appropriate for squirrels. The illustrations are adorable and the narrative is fun to read aloud. We enjoyed reading this s...more
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