Our Favorite Thanksgiving Picture Books!

Shhh, the kids don’t know, but this weekend we’ll be having our Thanksgiving reading picnic! Pumpkin muffins are on the agenda along with some hot cocoa while we are reading together. I’ve put together a list of the books that we’ll be reading during our picnic. We’ve read all of these before and they are our favorites!


One Is a Feast for MouseOne is a Feast for Mouse ~ This warm and humorous book gently reminds us to give thanks for the little things.

Over the River A Turkey's Tale  Over the River A Turkey’s Tale ~ The author adds heaps of holiday humor to the classic Thanksgiving song. You’ll be wondering who’s going to gobble up whom until the dessert finale.

The Thanksgiving BowlThe Thanksgiving Bowl ~ After the Grandma reads the “I’m thankful” lists, the bowl is forgotten about and blows away. Miraculously, the bowl’s yearlong journey of being continuously lost and found comes full circle as it arrives back in Grandma Grace’s yard just in time for Thanksgiving.

Thanks for ThanksgivingThanks for Thanksgiving ~ A charming story about the traditions that make Thanksgiving special.

Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving  Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving ~ A take on the classic, this tall-tailed tall tale tells how eight children on a field trip share in a Thanksgiving all can remember vividly.

Bear Says Thanks   Bear Says Thanks ~ What better way for Bear to say thanks, than to have a big dinner with all of his friends!

Thanksgiving RulesThanksgiving Rules ~ In this humorous book, Percy knows just what to do to get the most out of this delicious holiday. And so will you if you follow his ten simple rules!

The Night Before ThanksgivingThe Night Before Thanksgiving ~ This story combines the hectic pace of preparation with all the familiar elements of the big day. It promotes togetherness as family and includes a pause to give thanks for what they have.

Thanksgiving Day ThanksThanksgiving Day Thanks ~ A charming story about the traditions that make Thanksgiving special.

Turkey Trouble Turkey Trouble ~ In this humorous book, the turkey is in bad trouble. The kind of trouble where it’s almost Thanksgiving…and you’re the main course. After many hilarious attempts, Turkey comes up with the perfect disguise to make this Thanksgiving the best ever!


Hopefully you’ve found something new to share with your family! Happy reading!


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