twas the night before thanksgiving

Summary:

Twas the Night Before Christmas has been adapted to a Thanksgiving story. A school bus full of children visit a Turkey farm the day before Thanksgiving.

Educational Themes:

This one has all of the elements of the season: empathy, compassion, sharing, blessings and love.

Reading Level:
4.0
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 to 12
Recommended Age To Read Together:
2 to 7
Age of child:
Started reading with child nearly 2 years old.
Purchase Recommendation:
Buy! This book will become part a family tradition.
Little Kid Reaction:

S/He enjoyed reading this book, especially with friends. They got into the rhythm of the story. While s/he didn't understand the impending danger that the turkeys were in, there was no hiding how the children had grown fatter as they re-boarded the bus.

Parent Reaction:

This will be a household classic. Its silly imitation of Twas the Night Before Christmas makes it even more fun. Toddler will understand more as s/he grows, but in the meantime, our family is starting a tradition!

Pros:

With such a fun imitation of T'was the Night Before Christmas, there's ample opportunity for the story to grow with toddler and be a classic Thanksgiving tradition.

Cons:

none


Title Twas The Night Before Thanksgiving
About
Author Dav Pilkey
Publisher Scholastic Inc. © 1990
Illustrators Dav Pilkey
ISBN 0531059057
Material Hard Cover
Genres Animal Characters, Picture Book, Rhyme, Thanksgiving
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