The First Thanksgiving (Paperback)
Illus. in full color. The story of the Pilgrims is vividly retold in simple language for beginning readers.
About the Author
Linda Hayward was an elementary school teacher before entering publishing thirty years ago. She was director of educational publishing at Golden Books, where she managed the workbook line and started the Road to Reading series. At Random House, she managed the Step into Reading series and started the First Stepping Stones series. She has written over 100 books for children under 10, 49 of which are Readers. She also conceived and wrote the Dr. Seuss Beginner Fun Books. Ms. Hayward lives in Naples, Florida.
Avi is the highly respected author of the Scott O Dell Award winning The Fighting Ground and the Newbery Honor Books The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle and Nothing but the Truth. A former resident of Providence, Rhode Island, Avi now lives in Boulder, Colorado.
James Watling has illustrated many children s books with historical themes including The First Thanksgiving by Linda Hayward. He lives near Montreal, Canada.
"Easy- reader history is in demand, and this one is welcome. Illustrated with plenty of appealing watercolors."--Bulletin, Center for Children's Books.