Perky Turkey’s Perfect Plan

Perky has the perfect plan for her and the other turkeys on the farm to avoid becoming part of the Thanksgiving Day menu.

PERKY TURKEY’S PERFECT PLAN [©2005] Written by Judy Goodspeed and Illustrated by Chet Taylor [Children’s Picture Book (G) 24 pages color from Kittycat Books]

Perky Turkey's Perfect Plan

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COLOR HARDBACK [EAN 978-0-9778651-6 | ISBN 0-9778651-1-8] 8.5×11 library casebound (24 pages color) | Average Price: $19.99

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“Children warm to Perky Turkey’s lively character, as well as relate to her struggles as a leader. Fine Thanksgiving holiday picture books are always in demand in public libraries, and Goodspeed has hit the mark. Hooray for Perky Turkey!” ~ reviewed by Sandy Shropshire [FIVE STARS]

“Perky Turkey, a wise bird, figures out a way to avoid being gobbled up at Thanksgiving. Perky’s plan even makes headline news! Bright illustrations by Chet Taylor accompany this inspirational story.  Children will love these colorful farmyard characters! PERKY TURKEY’S PERFECT PLAN is a great book to share with kids during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.” ~ reviewed by Apples 4 the Teacher

“PERKY TURKEY’S PERFECT PLAN is a unique story. It helps the reader empathize with turkeys being raised as a future Thanksgiving dinner!” ~ reviewed by Shanna Bartlett Groves

“PERKY TURKEY’S PERFECT PLAN is not just for the holidays — a darling tale for any time.” ~ reviewed by Chaos Arts Reviews

Judy GoodspeedJUDY GOODSPEED is a graduate of East Central State College in Oklahoma, and was a Junior High School teacher and coach for thirty years. She has been a contributing writer for several local newspapers and has also written magazine articles for Outdoor Oklahoma, Good Old Days, Rodeo News, and The Ketchpen. Non-Children’s Picture Book publications include: EMMITT MOUSE PLAYS SANTAPERKY TURKEY FINDS A FRIENDPERKY TURKEY’S 4TH OF JULY ADVENTUREPERKY TURKEY’S PERFECT PLANSADDLE UP. Other publications include non-fiction books and western novels.

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