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Children's Nonfiction Beginner

Je peux lire! Niveau 2 : Merci l'automne!

by (author) Heather Patterson

illustrated by Mary Jane Gerber

Scholastic Canada Ltd
Initial publish date
Sep 2013
Beginner, Seasons, Thanksgiving
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Sep 2013
    List Price

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 5 to 7
  • Grade: k to 2


See below for English description.

Avec les mots justes pour évoquer les couleurs, les sons, les odeurs et l'ambiance de l'automne, ce livre va certainement trouver sa place dans nos traditions. Les randonnées, la cueillette des pommes et la migration des oies sont mises en valeur par de belles couleurs automnales. Le texte rythmé fait découvrir aux jeunes lecteurs les mots et les images de l'automne canadien.

With perfect words to conjure up the rich sights, sounds, smells and feelings of the holiday, Merci l'automne! will surely carve its place in our time-honoured tradition. Nature hikes, apple-picking, migrating Canada geese, even a road-hockey game, are surrounded by the rich colours of autumn.


Rhythmic text introduces young readers to the words and pictures that celebrate this Canadian holiday. First published in 1998 as a picture book, this Canadian favourite is now in a fresh new reader format!

Original Title: Thanks for Thanksgiving

About the authors

HEATHER PATTERSON is the author of Thanks for Thanksgiving, Pioneer Christmas Crafts, A Poppy Is to Remember and Canada From Above, all published by Scholastic Canada, Ltd. A former elementary school teacher and children's book editor, Heather is a fiercely proud Canadian. She lives with her husband in Etobicoke, Ontario.

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Mary Jane Gerber has illustrated several books for children, including A Gift for Ampato by Susan Vande Griek and House Calls by Ainslie Manson. She lives in Orangeville, Ontario.

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