Maria Hoskins is a storyteller and educator whose books offer young readers a bird’s-eye view of rural farm life. More than just delightful storytelling, Hoskins takes great care to ensure that her beautiful illustrations result in a meaningful and enjoyable relationship for children. Author of the 2014 Christmas Night on the Farm, Maria Hoskins has once again brought her magical childhood memories of holidays on the farm to young readers in her new book, Grandma’s Thanksgiving Dinner.
Here, Hoskins shares memories of crisp autumn days on an Arkansas farm populated by a loving family and farm animals. Thanks to Hoskins vivid memories, young readers will surely imagine waking up on Thanksgiving morning on the rural farm, feeling the warmth of the potbellied stove, and hearing the unique sounds from the barn that can only be heard on a farm.
Grandma’s Thanksgiving Dinner is a special treat for children with no experience of farm life. They will be drawn into a world filled with love, doting parents, guardians and community members, and lively farm animals. Hoskins aptly shares a brief history lesson with her young readers about rural America and the age-old traditions of farm. living.