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The Thank You Letter

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Encourage young readers to express their gratitude with this sweet story of a girl's thank you letters. . . . and her town's overwhelming response.

After her wonderful birthday party, Grace sits down to write thank-you letters to friends and family for all their lovely gifts. But why stop there? She writes to thank Mr. Jones for teaching her to read and write. She thanks
Hardcover, 34 pages
Published October 29th 2019 by Holiday House
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A young girl discovers the wonderful feeling of thanking her friends, family, and neighbors through letter writing.
Erin Buhr
Oct 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
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In our age of text messages and quick emails, physical thank you notes seem to be dying off. I'm still that mom that makes my kids hand write a stack of thank you notes after each birthday party. (They love me for it...or at least I hope they will one day.) Next time, I will read them this book first. Sweet Grace writes thank yous after her party but she doesn't stop there. Soon everyone and even some inanimate things have been thanked and that thankfulness comes full circle. It's an ode to ...more
The aptly named Grace sits down after her birthday party to write thank you notes for her gifts. She continues on to write letters for her family and community members. Note writing proves not only infectious for Grace, but for the recipients of her letters. There is a lovely surprise awaiting Grace at the end.

We all will appreciate the message of gratitude here, but I’m grateful for Cabrera’s sense of humor and her ability to avoid anything cloying. Cabrera will inspire because Grace translates
Oct 30, 2019 rated it really liked it
Another great book about showing gratitude and kindness towards others.
As a child and even now as an adult, I love getting mail and writing letters to pen pals! I have a couple of little patrons that come into the library that like to write/draw letters to friends, family, and yes, their librarian. I know my homeschooling families will like this as well.
The Thank You Letter will hopefully give readers a push to practice writing, show kindness, and be creative!
Samantha Brown
Nov 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What an adorable book about how it’s important to thank people for things and also about writing letters. This little girl Grace writes a bunch of thank you cards after her birthday and then begins thanking many people around town with her letters. She even thanks her cat and dog. This makes her realize how good she feels to thank people and write them letters. Love love this story !
Emily Carlyn
Nov 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love the simple sweetness of books by Jane Cabrera, and this is no exception. This is a wonderful book to read during the holiday season as well, really any time of year! Thank yous are always good ideas to write.
Raven Black
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Fantastic story about what one little girl does after receiving some lovely gifts. But she also takes it one step farther and shows all the things she is thankful for. Then, she gets another lovely gift in return.
Nov 27, 2019 rated it liked it
Adorable! Grabbed it from the library thinking it would be nice for Thanksgiving, but this is an ANYTIME, ANYWHERE kind of book! Shares with children the joy and unexpected treasures that come from having an attitude of gratitude all year long.
Nov 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
We need more books like this. Thank you Jane Cabrera!!
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Nov 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A Thank You letter shows one's appreciation and warms the heart.
Dec 10, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fantastic story to share when teaching about letter writing, saying thank you, building empathy. Recommended for pre-K-2nd grade
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What a beautiful book about the importance of thank you letters
Oct 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Dear Jane Cabrera,

Thank you for writing this book. So cute!

Love, Annese.
Nov 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Perfect. Will end up buying
Oct 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Cute sweet story with a good message
Nov 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
Very sweet reminder we all need to see the rewards of saying thank you
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Great examples of letters to show kids.
Nov 07, 2019 rated it really liked it
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A girl enjoys the magic of writing thank you letters. Her gratitude is appreciated by the whole town.
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Jane Cabrera is best known as an Author and Illustrator of Children's Books.
She has written and illustrated 56 books which have been translated into over 25 languages and won awards in the US and Europe. She lives on the edge of beautiful Dartmoor National Park in the UK.
Her books range from picture story books to concept board books for babies.