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As we continue with Editors’ Picks Week, here are some fantastic reads for this month selected by the editor of Seesaw, Kate Miller!
Spookley the Square Pumpkin: A Family to Be Thankful Forby Joe Troiano, illustrated by Mary O’Keefe Young
I am a huge fan of Spookley the Square Pumpkin and his battle against bullies, so when I saw this book I wanted to know what he was facing next! In A Family to Be Thankful For, Spookley is searching for what he appreciates most this Thanksgiving—and his friends come to the rescue!
Thanksgiving Rules! by Laurie Friedman, illustrated by Teresa Murfin
Picky eaters, beware! Percy Isaac Gifford has ten simple rules to make the most of a Thanksgiving feast. In this silly rhyming tale, Percy may inspire you to make your own rules to enjoy the most delicious holiday of the year!
Howard B. Wigglebottom Learns to Listen by Howard Binkow, illustrated by Susan F. Cornelison
Have you ever been distracted so much that you have a hard time listening? I have, and I see a lot of myself in the character Howard B. Wigglebottom. Help this silly bunny learn good listening skills!
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal
Have you ever played in the snow and spied animal paw prints? How do these animals survive in the winter? Open this book to find out! It takes you on a cross-country ski trip to learn about animals that live over and under the snow.
Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin, illustrated by James Dean
It’s Christmas and Santa needs help! I can’t think of anyone better to come to his rescue than my favorite friend, Pete the Cat. Do you think he will be able to “give it his all” and save the day in this rocking new version of “The Night Before Christmas”?
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