Thanksgiving Rules

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Percy Isaac Gifford’s Official Thanksgiving Decree: I officially command you to eat EVERYTHING you see! Percy knows just what to do to get the most out of this delicious holiday. And so will you if you follow his ten simple rules. From “the early bird gets the turkey” to “life is sweeter when you eat sweets,” his rules will help you eat your way through the big meal. But is there more to Thanksgiving than stuffed turkey and sweet potatoes with marshmallows? See how Percy discovers the true recipe for a perfect Thanksgiving holiday.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76135-700-1
$26.99 $20.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Subject Holidays
Copyright 2009
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2009-08-01
BISACS JUV019000, JUV017060
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.25 x 11
Lexile 480
Guided Reading Level L
ATOS Reading Level 3.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 130844
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork and Reviewed

Reviews

Kirkus Reviews

“an unabashedly joyous celebration of seasonal gluttony.” —Kirkus Reviews

School Library Journal

“In this story told in rhyme, Percy Isaac Gifford, clad in his P.I.G. sweater, presents readers with a workshop on how to get the most out of Thanksgiving, complete with 10 simple rules.” —School Library Journal

Publishers Weekly

“Percy’s enthusiasm effectively captures the spirit of affable overindulgence.” —Publishers Weekly

Illustrator: Teresa Murfin

Teresa Murfin graduated in 2001 with a degree in Illustration from Falmouth College of Art, UK. She has since been living and working in Bristol, England, as a freelance illustrator. Teresa has worked for a variety of clients, including Lerner, Scholastic, Oxford University Press, BT, Weightwatchers, Hodder, and Simon & Schuster. Picture books published include Hide & Seek Turkeys by Judith Ross Enderle & Stephanie Jacob Gordon, I’m Not Afraid of this Haunted House by Laurie Friedman, Animal Soup by Ian Whybrow and Thanksgiving Rules by Laurie Friedman.

Author: Laurie Friedman

Laurie Friedman is the author of the popular Mallory series, The Mostly Miserable Life of April Sinclair series, and many award-winning picture books. She lives in Florida.