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Thanksgiving Makes Us Hungry: 7 Tasty Kids’ Books About Eating Too Much

by Tom Burns

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In the United States, there’s no holiday that screams “LET’S EAT!” more than Thanksgiving. So many Thanksgiving traditions revolve around sitting down with family and friends to share a meal, a glorious meal that can promise leftovers for the lucky and sore stomachs for those who overindulge.

If your kids can’t wait for their annual feast, here are seven books you might want to share with them that highlight the pros and cons (mostly cons) of eating too much.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2015 and updated in 2019.