Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'

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9780060086701: Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'

You're invited! Join the Tappletons, the nicest bunch of wolves ever, for a very special Thanksgiving meal.

Everyone has a job to do. Mrs. Tappleton is making the turkey. Mr. Tappleton is buying the pies. Kenny is in charge of the salad. Jenny is mashing the potatoes.

It seems like everything is going smoothly.

But be prepared for a big surprise when the rest of the family starts to arrive for Thanksgiving at the Tappletons'!

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Thanksgiving is always a special day at the Tappletons'.

Mrs. Tappleton gets up early to prepare the turkey. Mr. Tappleton sets off to buy the pies. Kenny makes the salad, and Jenny mashes the potatoes. Then all of the relatives arrive for an enormous Thanksgiving dinner.

But this year nothing seems to go right. First, the turkey slides down the icy hill into the pond—plop! splash! Then the bakery sells out of pies. It looks like it's going to be a pretty bleak holiday . . . until Grandmother reminds everyone that there's more to Thanksgiving than a turkey and trimmings.

Readers will delight in this fresh reissue of the beloved classic tale Thanksgiving at the Tappletons', featuring original art by Maryann Cocca-Leffler.

About the Author:

Eileen Spinelli has written more than forty books for young readers, including Thanksgiving at the Tappletons', Hug a Bug, The Dancing Pancake, and Silly Tilly. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and fellow writer, Jerry.



Megan Lloyd has illustrated more than forty books for children, including The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams, Thanksgiving at the Tappletons' by Eileen Spinelli, and The Mixed-Up Rooster by Pamela Duncan Edwards. She lives with her husband on a farm in Pennsylvania, where she raises sheep, chickens, and cows. Some of the rabbits from her vegetable garden have even been kind enough to allow Ms. Lloyd to sketch them as models for this book.

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