Celebrate everyday blessings, practice thankfulness, and observe the wonderful acts of service that keep us going each and every day. Eileen Spinelli, bestselling and award-winning children's author, charms with rhymes and whimsy in Thankful, perfect for any young reader and their family.
“Low-key and gentle; a book to be thankful for.” – Kirkus Reviews
“A must-have for library collections; great for one-on-one reading or for storytimes.” – School Library Journal
Like the gardener thankful for every green sprout, and the fireman, for putting the fire out, readers are encouraged to be thankful for the many blessings they find in their lives. Spinelli exhibits her endearing storytelling with this engaging poem, reminding children how blessed and special they are. Meant to be read aloud, this heartwarming picture book will be a treasured keepsake for parents and children alike.---from the publisher
The gardener’s thankful for every green sprout. The fireman, for putting the fire out. The artist is thankful for color and light. The clown for her costume silly and bright.
20 pages 978-0310761402 Ages 3-7
Keywords: gratitude, thankfulness, blessings, poem, rhyme, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, Thanksgiving holiday
Read alikes: Bear Says Thanks by Karma Wilson; Llama Llama Gives Thanks by Anna Dewdney; Apple Cake: A Gratitude; The Thankful Book by Todd Parr
- Reminds readers young and old of the many blessings of everyday life
- Features rhyming text, making reading fun for readers young and old
- Features whimsical illustrations with soft colors and bold lines, perfect for any season