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The Great Thanksgiving Escape

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The Great Thanksgiving Escape
Written by Mark Fearing
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763663069
ISBN-13: 9780763663063
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The Great Thanksgiving Escape

author/illustrator: Mark Fearing

It’s another Thanksgiving at Grandma’s. Gavin expects a long day of boredom and being pestered by distantly related toddlers, but his cousin Rhonda has a different idea: make a break for it — out of the kids’ room to the swing set in the backyard! Gavin isn’t so sure, especially when they encounter vicious guard dogs (in homemade sweaters), a hallway full of overly affectionate aunts, and worse yet, the great wall of butts! Will they manage to avoid the obstacles and find some fun before turkey time? Or will they be captured before they’ve had a taste of freedom?

A hilarious, kid-friendly take on Thanksgiving — full of family, food, and lots of fun!
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$15.99 / $21.99
0763663069 /  9780763663063
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Picture Books / Hardback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 10 5/8" x 9 1/4"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Fiction; 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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