Title: MACARONI AND CHEESE FOR THANKSGIVING
Author: Cheryl C. Malandrinos
Publisher: Guardian Angel Publishing
Genre: Children’s Picture BookTen-year-old Macy is waiting for her grandparents to arrive on Thanksgiving. When the front door swings open, Grandma and Grandpa are covered with hugs and kisses. Crash! Everyone rushes in to find the dog gnawing a meaty turkey leg. Can Macy’s quick thinking save dinner?
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Macy's family is busy preparing for Thanksgiving dinner. Just as Macy's grandparents arrive, Dino the dog sees an opportunity to get a Thanksgiving dinner of his own. With the turkey ruined, Macy's mom thinks Thanksgiving is also ruined. Macy's quick thinking may be able to get everyone back on track once again.
A perfect read for busy families around Thanksgiving, Macaroni and Cheese for Thanksgiving portrays a completely relatable family attempting to have a nice Thanksgiving. Complete with sibling rivalry and an exhausted mother, everyone should be able to relate. The best part, however, is the message of the story. Macy is able to bring the family together and remind everyone of what Thanksgiving is really about. Even after the Turkey disaster, Macy is quick thinking to find a compromise meal, have everyone work together to get it ready and remind her family of what the first Thanksgiving might have really been like. Gentle watercolor illustrations round out this fun Thanksgiving story. This is a great story for families to read together to remind everyone of the true nature of the holiday.
This book was received for free in return for an honest review.
Cheryl C. Malandrinos is a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of Little Shepherd and A Christmas Kindness. A blogger and book reviewer, she lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two daughters. She also has a son who is married.
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