Elaine Vickers and Samantha Cotterill “Thankful” Book Discussion

Join in a virtual event with Elaine Vickers and Samantha Cotterill, author and illustrator of “Thankful.”


September 9, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
The King’s English Bookshop
Registration Link: https://www.kingsenglish.com/event/tke-presents-online-elaine-vickers-samantha-cotterill-thankful

About the Author:

Elaine Vickers is the author of the middle grade novels Like Magic and Paper Chains, which have received starred reviews, Whitney Award nominations, Mighty Girl’s Book of the Year picks, PJ Library licenses, and sold translations in four languages. She is also the author of the forthcoming YA novel, Fadeaway, and picture book, Thankful. In her non-writing life, Elaine teaches college chemistry. She lives with her family in Utah.

About the Book:

Stunning, diorama illustrations bring to life this lullaby of a picture book about celebrating everyday things that make life wonderful.

I am thankful for a home where I am safe and warm.
Thankful for parents who read me stories and comb my hair gently, gently.
Who whisper the same poem every night when they tuck me in.

When the first snow falls, a little girl writes down the things she’s thankful for on strips of paper and links them together. As one idea leads to another, her chain grows longer. There’s so much good in her life: a friend, things that are warm, things that are cold, color, things that can be fixed. This beautiful story is a much-needed reminder to observe and honor life’s small joys.

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