The Christmas Feast

The wolf, the fox, and the weasel decide to treat themselves to a Christmas feast. Fox steals the turkey, but the turkey has other ideas. First, she wants the animals to clean their messy den. Turkey supervises the work. Next, Turkey asks what is for dinner and she scolds them when they say they have no intention of cooking. So Turkey prepares the meal.  The friends have a great evening enjoying the meal and playing cards. The next day, Turkey is very demanding about all the decorating for Christmas. On Christmas Eve, Turkey asks how they plan to cook her. They have no idea. Turkey’s solution is to wait until next year so that they will have time to fatten her up. Everyone agrees and Turkey cooks the Christmas feast herself. The playful illustrations enhance this fun holiday story. mjw
Title: The Christmas Feast
Author: Nathalie Dargent
: Magali Le Huche
: Eerdmans Books for Young Readers
: 2020
Original Language
: French
Original Title
: Le Festin de Noel
Original Publisher
: Editions Glenat
Original Copyright
: 2008
: 978-0-8028-5537-4
Hardcover pages
: 32
Age range
: 4-8
: Picture Book
Author’s ethnicity
: French
Author’s residence
: Paris, France
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: French
Illustrator’s residence
: Paris, France
: Christmas, Fox, Humorous stories, Meals, Turkeys, Weasels, Wolves

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