Turkeys around Squawk Valley just don’t jump into pots anymore—they are way too smart for that. So the townspeople hatch a clever plan. They host a turkey-themed arts and crafts fair and lure a vain bird into town by advertising for an artist’s model. Peter the Turkey, proud of his well-stuffed form, takes the bait but doesn’t fall for the trap.
This Thanksgiving book can be used to address clever-thinking by the main character. The text is longer but the rhyme pattern makes it an easy read. It is a great book for illustration study and for targeting grammar concepts such as mental state verbs and also compound adjectives! Discover more of the speech and language teaching concepts for using A Plump and Perky Turkey in speech therapy below: