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Over the River

Over the River

by Derek Anderson, Lydia Maria Child Illustrated by Derek Anderson

Over the river Mama, Papa, and Baby Turkey embark for their vegetarian Thanksgiving feast. But when a hungry boy and his dog start sniffing around, the turkeys have got to think fast before they become their main course!

Acclaimed artist Derek Anderson's glorious autumn artwork adds heaps of holiday humor to Lydia Maria Child's classic Thanksgiving song. And readers of all ages will be wondering who's going to gobble up whom until the dessert finale.

Ages
3, 6, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - K
Grade Level Equivalent
2.8
Lexile Measure
190L
DRA
16
Guided Reading
J
Publisher
SIM - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Comedy and Humor

About the Authors and Illustrator

Derek Anderson Derek Anderson was born and raised in Iowa. He is the award-winning illustrator of the bestselling "Little Quack" books by Lauren Thompson and "Hot Rod Hamster" by Cynthia Lord. He lives in Minneapolis, MN.
Lydia Maria Child 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.
Derek Anderson Derek Anderson was born and raised in Iowa. He is the award-winning illustrator of the bestselling "Little Quack" books by Lauren Thompson and "Hot Rod Hamster" by Cynthia Lord. He lives in Minneapolis, MN.

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