Giving Thanks

By Jonathan London; Gregory Manchess (Illustrator)
Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763655945, 32pp.

Publication Date: August 9, 2011

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Description

"This Thanksgiving, set the mood with a story of gratitude." — CHILD

Thank you, Mother Earth.
Thank you, Father Sky.
Thank you for this day.

How can a young boy ever show his gratitude for all the beauty he sees? He will learn from his father, who thanks the earth and the sky, the frogs and the crickets, the hawk and the deer, even the trees that wave their arms in the breeze. Majestic as the most beautiful autumn day and filled with glimpses of favorite woodland animals, GIVING THANKS is truly a gift to readers from nature-lover Jonathan London and master painter Gregory Manchess.




About the Author
Jonathan London has written more than one hundred picture books for children, many of them about wildlife. He has sold more than 1.5 million books and is known in particular for his Froggy series. He lives with his family in northern California. www.jonathan-london.net

Stuart Waldman is a writer and editor. His "Great Explorers" book "We Asked for Nothing: The Remarkable Journey of Cabeza de Vaca" won a Notable Children's Book Award from the International Reading Association. He lives in New York City.

Gregory Manchess' paintings have appeared in magazines and children's books. He has won a gold medal and three silver medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York. Previously he illustrated "The Last River" in "The Great Explorers" series.

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