Over the River and Through the Wood
Over the River and Through the Wood
Written by Matt Tavares
Format: Hard Cover
ISBN-10: 0763627909
ISBN-13: 9780763627904
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Over the River and Through the Wood

author/illustrator: Matt Tavares

The horse is ready, the air is bracing, and everyone is bundled into the sleigh. So let the wind blow and the snow start to fall! This family is off to Grandfather’s house for a delicious feast. Matt Tavares, with his keen eye for detail, fresh and surprising perspectives, and all the warmth and coziness of a big holiday dinner, illuminates the original text of Lydia Maria Child’s verse about Thanksgiving Day, which has marked the start of the holiday season for generations of children.

Matt Tavares’s lavish illustrations illuminate this definitive edition of a beloved seasonal classic.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$16.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763627909 / 9780763627904
on sale date:
09/2011
type/format:
Picture book / Hard Cover
age range:
0 mos and up
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 3/4" x 11 5/16"
grade range:
Preschool and up
 
author’s comments:
Lydia Maria Child (1802--1880) was an activist and writer of novels, pamphlets, and works for children. She often used her writing to advocate for slaves, women, and Native Americans. Lydia Maria Child was born in Medford, Massachusetts, where her grandfather’s house, which she celebrates in her poem, still stands.
illustrator’s comments:
Matt Tavares is the illustrator of many books for children, including ’TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS and Kristin Kladstrup’s THE GINGERBREAD PIRATES. He is also the author-illustrator of several books about baseball: ZACHARY'S BALL, OLIVER'S GAME, MUDBALL, and HENRY AARON'S DREAM. Matt Tavares lives in Ogunquit, Maine.
 
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