“Lends the ‘attitude of gratitude’ relevance beyond Thanksgiving Day.” —Booklist
“Offers a variety of reasons for giving thanks and feeling appreciation.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
Acclaimed poet Nikki Grimes and award-winning illustrator Cozbi A. Cabrera celebrate the joy of family, friends, and of feeling thankful. An inspirational and useful picture book that’s perfect for educators, parents, and aspiring poets.
What does it mean to connect with someone? What does it mean to feel thankful?
Award-winning poet Nikki Grimes and Caldecott Honor artist Cozbi A. Cabrera honor human relationships—from family to friendships to community bonds—and the moments that bring us together.
Beautiful and rhythmic, the text is written in a variety of poetic styles and forms, including letter poems, haikus, and riddles, among others. Richly detailed illustrations accompany each poem, making this a perfect pick for family as well as storytime sharing.