The Great Thanksgiving Escape

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The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Written by Mark Fearing
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763695114
ISBN-13: 9780763695118
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The Great Thanksgiving Escape

author/illustrator: Mark Fearing

It’s another Thanksgiving at Grandma’s. Gavin expects a long, boring day full of pesky toddlers, but his cousin Rhonda has a different idea: make a break for it to the swing set in the backyard! Gavin isn’t so sure, especially when they encounter vicious guard dogs (in homemade sweaters), overly affectionate aunts, and worst of all, the great wall of butts. Can they avoid all the obstacles and find some fun before turkey time?

“Kids will identify, and parents will reminisce. . . . A holiday offering that definitely makes a fun all its own.” — Kirkus Reviews
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0763695114 /  9780763695118
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Picture Books / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 1/8" x 8 3/4"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Family; Holidays & Celebrations; Humorous Stories;
author’s comments:
Mark Fearing is the author-illustrator of the graphic novel Earthling! and has illustrated several award-winning picture books. The inspiration for The Great Thanksgiving Escape, the first picture book he has both written and illustrated, were memories of the unexpected, unplanned events at family gatherings—“the fun that was discovered, not mandated.” Mark Fearing lives in Oregon.
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