Over the River and Through the Woods by Lydia Marie Child

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For nearly 150 years the words of Lydia Maria Child's Thanksgiving poem has been an essential part of the traditional Thanksgiving celebration. This famous poem has now been enhanced with full-color scenes of old rural New England.
 

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Christopher Manson is a well-known author/illustrator who undertakes extensive research for his books. For Over the River and Through the Wood he reviewed Currier and Ives prints and Victorian patterns. He currently resides in Rockville, Maryland.
 
Published October 23, 1974 by Putnam Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography, Education & Reference, Biographies & Memoirs. Fiction

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Like a Mad magazine satire in both illustration style and intent, this urban take on Child's pastoral ditty pokes fun at tradition. Catrow's (She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!) trip to Grandfathe

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Like a Mad magazine satire in both its illustration style and intent, said PW, this urban take on Child's pastoral ditty pokes fun at tradition. Ages 4-7. (Sept.)

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Tavares (’Twas the Night Before Christmas) crafts a polished tribute to another holiday classic, this time a Thanksgiving song that writer and activist Child wrote as a poem for an 1844 volume.

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Like a Mad magazine satire in both illustration style and intent, this urban take on Child's pastoral ditty pokes fun at tradition.

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""Like a Mad magazine satire in both its illustration style and intent,"" said PW, ""this urban take on Child's pastoral ditty pokes fun at tradition."" Ages 4-7.

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