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Children will love counting 10 little Pilgrims and 10 little Wampanoags with the classic rhythmic text. Bits of information on what food they harvested, hunted, and found is included.including 10 more turkeys! The bright autumn-colored, charming illustrations will make this a favorite counting and holiday book. 32 pages, softcover.
Ten little Pilgrims and ten little Wampanoag boys and girls are getting ready for the harvest feast. In colonial Plimoth, the Pilgrims hunt ducks and geese and dig up turnips and carrots. In a nearby village, the Wampanoag dig for clams, fish for cod, and gather nuts and berries. Finally its time for the meal. First everyone gives thanks, then its time to eat and celebrate. The simple rhythmic text and autumn-colored illustrations are just right for practicing counting and sharing the history and fun of Thanksgiving with young children.
"Cravaths colorful pictures depict the busy activities in authentic detail."Booklist
B.G. Hennessy grew up in Wantagh on Long Island, NY. At the University of Wisconsin in Madison, she majored in fine art and learned how to design, print and bind handmade books. She also took courses in Childrens Literature. The combination of form and content in the picture book format fascinated her and after graduation she headed for NYC where she worked for 17 years in childrens book publishing as a designer and art director. She is the author of Road Builders and The First Night, as well as many books starring Corduroy, the loveable toy bear created by Don Freeman. She now lives with her family in Arizona.