Publisher description for This first Thanksgiving Day : a counting story / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Mark Buehner.

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Celebrate the very first Thanksgiving in this exuberant counting story from best-selling author Laura Krauss Melmed. From I dressed in linen to 10 making baskets, this rollicking verse shows Wampanoag and Pilgrim friends preparing for and sharing a wonderful Thanksgiving feast.

Vibrant illustrations from critically acclaimed artist Mark Buehner only add to the fun! Count up the rabbits, squirrels, and other small creatures tucked into each scene. Find the bold turkey on every page ... and for the very sharp of eye, there are all sorts of surprises hidden in the art!

An entertaining story for children to read again and again, This First Thanksgiving Day will warm and enrich everyone's holiday season!

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Thanksgiving Day Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, American, Thanksgiving Day Poetry, American poetry, Counting