Nestled between a month of shopping for the perfect Halloween costumes and a month of fielding kids’ pleas for PS5 Pros, iPhone7s, and personal drones, sits Thanksgiving. These classic covers revolving around food, family, and togetherness illustrate the funny and sweet moments in the middle of America’s busiest holiday season.
On the night before Thanksgiving, visions of turkeys danced in their heads. Sugarplums come next month.
Pilgrim Stalking Tom
Ready, steady, aim! This stealthy pilgrim is doing his best to bring home the turkey bacon.
Boy Watching Grandmother Trim Pie
Grandma’s hope is to pass down the art of pie making, but her grandson seems to be leaning more toward flavor taster than baker.
It’s hard to focus on the Thanksgiving prayer when the food is within an arm’s reach.
Thanksgiving Cherub Sharpening Knife
Who gets to carve the still-steaming tom? Apparently this year, the honor goes to whoever looks best in an apron.
Thanksgiving Dinner 1919
This young man’s eyes might actually be as big as his stomach.
Pilgrim Boy Carving Turkey
Artist Leyendecker has done it again! Capturing the elation in that first bite of Thanksgiving dinner.
Prayer Before Cake
You can guess what he’s thinking: “Didn’t the prayer before dinner cover dessert?”
After Turkey Nap
Ahhh, yes. The moment we all look forward to … the nap. This kid’s doing it right — tuckering out at the table.