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Thanksgiving in the Woods is a charmingly-illustrated picture book that tells the story of how one family celebrates Thanksgiving outdoors, under the trees and by a stream. Full of the joy of family and friends gathering together as well as the joy of children being free to roam and explore the outdoors, this delightful book will become a family favorite. Hardcover.
|Title: Thanksgiving in the Woods|
By: Phyllis Alsdurf
Number of Pages: 40
Publication Date: 2017
|Dimensions: 10.00 X 10.00 (inches)|
Weight: 1 pound 1 ounce
Stock No: WW425081
Every year a family and their friends gather in the woods to celebrate Thanksgiving among the trees. Everyone brings something to share and the day becomes a long celebration of family, faith, and friendship. Told in a gentle, lyrical style, this picture book includes warm illustrations of people gathered around bonfires and long tables adorned with candles and food, singing songs and sharing laughter.
Thanksgiving in the Woods is based on the true story of a family in Upstate New York who has hosted an outdoor Thanksgiving feast in the woods on their farm for over twenty years.
Phyllis Alsdurf is a former journalism and creative writing professor and the author of It's Milking Time (Minnesota Historical Society Press, 2019) and Thanksgiving in the Woods (Beaming Books, 2017).
Phyllis holds a PhD in journalism, with an emphasis on media and religion, and master's degrees in humanities and journalism. She has written and edited for a variety of religious publications and contributed to several books on media and religion.
"A heartwarming autobiographical story of the kind of Thanksgiving that families and the planet can share with equal pleasure. Sure to find a home on every Thanksgiving-lover's holiday shelf." --Jane Yolen, author of Owl Moon and How Do Dinosaurs series
"Thanksgiving in the Woods" is an impressively entertaining picture book for children ages 4 to 8 and includes warm illustrations of people gathered around bonfires and long tables adorned with candles and food, singing songs and sharing laughter." --Midwest Book Review, The Picturebook Shelf
"A lovely book celebrating the season." --Fiction State of Mind blog
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