Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Children's Book Review: One Big Turkey by Anne Vittur Kennedy

Disclosure / Disclaimer: I received this book, free of charge,from Tommy Nelson, for review and giveaway, purposes on this blog. No other compensation, monetary or in kind, has been received or implied for this post. Nor was I told how to post about it,  all opinions are my own.

Count your blessings! Join one big turkey and his forest friends as they celebrate the harvest season.
One Big Turkey cover


Children will count along with big turkey, squirrel, and their forest friends all the reasons they have to be grateful. Sweet, rhyming text will help children count everything they have to be thankful for, including food, friends, full tummies, and most of all, God! This board book presents parents with an adorable and simple way to teach their children about giving thanks.
With sweet rhyming verse, lots of fun images to count, and warm, charming artwork, this book will surely be a favorite every holiday season!
No turkeys were harmed in the telling of this story.

One Big Turkey sample 1


This is an absolutely ADORABLE book for kids ages 0-4, to help bring in Fall and get ready for Turkey season!  It's is a fun way for younger kids to count their way through the Fall season, with animals of the forest. It's the perfect way to celebrate the bird, that our founding father's once thought to make our national bird! Kids will love counting everything in this book, from the trees to the leaves, to the grapes. Kids will be enchanted with the bright colors, and parents won't mind reading it over and over. We highly recommend it!
One Big Turkey sample 2

About the Author

Anne Vittur Kennedy started out as a music teacher in public schools, but shifted to illustration in 1982. She has illustrated many children’s books, including the Miss Fox series by Eileen Spinelli and the Pony Scouts series by Catherine Hapka. Anne Vittur Kennedy loves the quiet space of her studio and lives in Ohio with her husband, Jack; her dog, Brody; and her horses, Sitka and Frisco.

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 One BTHM reader will win this adorable book, for their favorite child!

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  1. Apple picking at the apple orchard.

  2. We love hiking in the woods and enjoying the fall colors, also love football season!

  3. We like to pick out pumpkins and fall decor. We also like to go for lots of walks with the cooler weather.
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  4. We love to go pumpkin picking and take a hayride.

  5. We like going to the apple orchard and pumpkin patch.


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