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Daisy's Crazy Thanksgiving
Daisy's family runs a restaurant, and holidays are always crazy. This year, Daisy's going to spend Thanksgiving with Grammy and Grampy--even though Mama says being with her relatives is like being at the zoo. A funny holiday book about a girl's first Thanksgiving away from home. Full color throughout.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 15th 1990 by Henry Holt & Company
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This book is a bit crazy itself. Daisy leaves her mom and dad to attend the family thanksgiving. Well, it is absolute chaos. When her father calls she says "get me out of here" and her mother is already on the way. Daisy now appreciates the quiet dinner with her parents. This title looks dated and next to today's options, may not grab a child's eye.
I think the author does not like spending holidays with big family. Worst cases that rarely happens are all collected in this family's story. Being with big family is not always that bad as the author described in this book. But she does not tell about the joy. I believe Thanksgiving in reality is not that much CRAZY as described in this book.
Thanksgiving story about an only daughter who is tired of doing all the dishes in her parents' cafe--especially on Thanksgiving Day. She goes to Grammy and Grampy's--only to find out it really "is" as crazy as a zoo there. She learns to appreciate what she has and decides to invite the extended family to her house next year.
Margery Cuyler is the author of many books for children, including From Here to There, The Little Dump Truck, and That’s Good! That’s Bad! The idea for That’s Good! That’s Bad! was inspired by a conversation with her son, Thomas, who asked, "Can't bad things change into good things?" Ms. Cuyler grew up in the oldest house in Princeton, NJ, and started writing stories as soon as she learned how to ...moreMore about Margery Cuyler...