The Thanksgiving Bowl (Hardcover)
Pelican Publishing Company, 9781589803657, 32pp.
Publication Date: August 14, 2007
2008 READING CORNER SELECTION OF THE DR. LAURA RADIO PROGRAM
" An] idyllic holiday story of happiness and connection. . . . The theme about being thankful may spark a family tradition."-Booklist
When Grandma Grace's Thanksgiving bowl-used for holding the annual "I Am Thankful For" lists of the family-topples off the table after another successful Thanksgiving meal, it becomes a useful found object for all who encounter it. From one season to the next, the bowl makes its way upstream and downstream, through sandboxes and snowstorms, carrying goodwill and creative inspiration and teaching the true meaning of Thanksgiving to animals and humans alike.
Filled with warm and whimsical illustrations that evoke the bowl's offerings of joy and gratitude, this book was inspired by the sight of a plastic yellow bowl blowing across the street one evening as the author drove home from church.