Encourage your child to be thankful for their family and friends through colorful pictures of Thanksgiving festivities Parents and children alike will delight in this cheery book about Thanksgiving Day. From baking an apple pie to playing football on a crisp autumn morning to gathering around the table with friends and family, this adorable picture book depicts some of America’s most treasured family traditions. The lively, rhyming text and bright illustrations will not only delight and entertain your kids, but will also instruct. Hallinan gently encourages children to help with the preparation of the holiday meal, to spend time with family, and also to be grateful for the many blessings that they have been given. Parents can depend on P.K. Hallinan to provide not only fun stories, but also teaching tools for their children. Today is Thanksgiving! is no different, as it provides a great way to inspire children to share in the spirit of thanks that surrounds this holiday.