6 Thanksgiving Books We Love


6 Thanksgiving Books for Kids

 Add some fun new books to your rotation with
our favorites for the Thanksgiving season

Pete The Cat


Pete the Cat The First Thanksgiving

Another favorite about the cool cat named Pete. He stars in his class play about the first Thanksgiving. This educational book doesn’t have quite the same cool vibe as some of the others in this series, but the lift the flaps make up for that. It’s a great book to teach little ones about the history behind our favorite turkey eating holiday.




Turkey Trouble

Turkey Trouble

This fun Thanksgiving book takes the feast to a new level by telling the story from the eyes of the turkey. Repetition, fun illustrations and a surprise twist ending will make this a kiddos favorite Thanksgiving book.






Over the Rivver

Over The River: A Turkey’s Tale

This book follows the melody of a Christmas carol favorite. A family of turkeys head out to grandma and grandpa’s house for a Thanksgiving day feast only to be seen by the hunter and his dog. You really need to read this book through twice to see the whole story. Once sing the song and the second time tell the story of the pictures.





Old Lady Swallowed Turkey

There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey

Another sing song book from the Old Lady with the amazing gut. In this book she swallows some amazingly random things, only to spit them all out into a fun Thanksgiving Day Parade Float.






10 Fat Turkeys

10 Fat Turkeys

Gobble Gobble Wibble Wobble! This is a rhyming book that counts down some silly turkey’s escapades. From swinging on a vine to riding a boar, girls and boys alike will love each of the ten turkeys with their own unique personality. Repetition gets your kids reading along while big numbers help teach number recognition.






Run Turkey Run

Run, Turkey, Run!

Similar to Turkey Trouble, Run, Turkey, Run! takes the view of the turkey trying to escape the farmer on Thanksgiving. It is a simple story that asks kids questions and gets them all yelling Run, Turkey, Run!

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Kristin graduated from the University of Minnesota—Twin Cities in 2003 with a degree in advertising and did product marketing in the beauty industry for seven years. She left the working world to start her family and now stays at home with her two spirited little girls, Nora 4 and Evelyn 2. She is wife to a true “Wisconsin Man” and together they love everything outdoors. When not spending time with her family, Kristin enjoys sewing, gardening, traveling, cooking (because she loves eating good food!), reading, the Packers and party planning. Her love for researching everything kid related has given her go-to status among her friends and family.