Turkey time is fast approaching, and that means you have cranberries to sauce, pumpkins to pie, and stuffing to鈥 well, stuff. All while entertaining your two-year-old, of course. No problem, right? Look, mom, you need a break! Put the baster down right this instant and swap that cookbook for a children鈥檚 book. Check out these Thanksgiving reads that your toddler will totally thank you for.

1. Five Silly Turkeys by Salina Yoon ($8): Your kiddo is all about being silly. And so is this book! Even though your tot isn鈥檛 ready to develop major math skills yet, they can get a jump-start with a basic counting book.

2. Llama Llama Gives Thanks by Anna Dewdney ($6): It鈥檚 time to give thanks with Llama Llama. The colorful characters are celebrating Thanksgiving just like your tot will 鈥 with super-sweet treats and all the yumminess that the holiday has to offer.

3. Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving by Kimberley and James Dean ($6): It鈥檚 the first Thanksgiving, Pete-style! Not only will your little one get a kick out of the story, but they鈥檒l also delight in the hands-on lift-the-flap style.

4. Where Is Baby鈥檚 Turkey? by Karen Katz ($7): If your toddler is totally into the lift-a-flap style, here鈥檚 another Thanksgiving pick. Your curious kiddo can play hide and seek, looking for Baby鈥檚 plush turkey.

5. This Little Turkey by Aly Fronis and Migy Blanco ($6): It鈥檚 the classic This Little Piggy 鈥 but with turkeys instead. Your toddler can check out the sweet pictures as you read aloud about how the turkeys prep for the big holiday.

6. Fancy Nancy: Our Thanksgiving Banquet by Jane O鈥機onnor and Robin Preiss Glasser ($5): Nancy and her entire family are getting ready for a Thanksgiving feast. On top of the cute story, this book comes complete with stickers. And you know your little one will be all over that.

7. Pinkalicious: Thanksgiving Helper by Victoria Kann ($7): Your Pinkalicious fan will enjoy everything about this Thanksgiving read starring her favorite characters.

8. Thankful by Eileen Spinelli and Archie Preston ($8): This book is filled with whimsy. Your child can learn about thankfulness while poring over the imaginative illustrations.

9. Thanksgiving Rules by Laurie Friedman and Teresa Murfin ($18): Older toddlers who are beginning to dig a little deeper into what the holiday is about can learn a thing or two from this easy read. Just follow the 10 simple rules, and you鈥檝e got turkey day covered!

10. The Very Stuffed Turkey by Katharine Kenah and Binny Talib ($7): Turkey has not one, not two, not three, but five different homes to go to on Thanksgiving Day. Hmm, that sounds like a bit of a predicament. Your tot can guess if Turkey will make it through all those meals, one right after the other.

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