Turkey is America’s favorite game bird, and almost became the national bird. No thanksgiving is completed with turkey. Here are some books and stories about this brave animal. Read along with your toddler to primary grader.

7 Best Turkey Books For Kids

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Here is a great collection of Turkey books for toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners. These books will help your little one to learn more about this beautiful animal.

Find these books in your local library or nearby bookstores. If they are unavailable locally, you can click on the links or images below to purchase from Amazon.

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Five Silly Turkeys is the funny take of five turkeys doing extraordinary things. It starts with five silly turkeys dancing. And then one by one, turkeys get dropped.

The text rhymes, making it a fun read-aloud for toddlers. The tail feathers add a nice sensory element for little ones to play with. (Ages 1-3 years)

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10 Fat Turkeys is a silly counting book that is sure to get a few giggles. There are ten turkeys to start with. One by one all gets out by doing some silly antics. The words rhyme and are catchy.

The illustrations are big and bright. The board book version is perfect for little hands. (Ages 2-5 years)

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Big Thanksgiving Turkey Coloring Book has 30 high-resolution illustrations. The simple drawings are suitable to keep toddlers and preschoolers occupied for hours.

The pictures are fun and go well with the thanksgiving spirit. (Ages 2-5 years)

Fun fact: A turkey’s head can change colors based on its mood.

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Turkey Trick or Treat is the hilarious story of a Turkey who loves Halloween candy. But the farmer gives it out only to children. So the turkey and ist other barnyard friends get into costumes.

But do they succeed in getting the sweets? The costumes and the expressions of animals are hilarious. (Ages 3-7 years)

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I Want A Pet Turkey is a story with a lesson on choosing good or bad. Matt wants a pet turkey. Now he has to decide how to get one. He can choose to be nice and wait for one. Or try to capture one turkey.

Read to find what does Matt choose. The story opens a discussion space for parents to help kids differentiate between good and bad. (Ages 3-7 years)

Fun Fact: Turkeys can run up to 25 miles per hour.

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Tom the Turkey is a book of five entertaining stories. Tom is worried to be the feast on thanksgiving. So he tries to hide. Other animals help him.

Read on to find the happy and delightful ending. The book is written for primary graders. The humor will appeal to early tweens. (Ages 8-10 years)

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Turkey has fun and interesting facts about turkeys for inquisitive kids. Did you know how many eggs a turkey can lay at one time?

Get the answers to these and many more in the nonfiction turkey book.

Turkey Activities For Kids

Read-aloud of the book THE GREAT TURKEY RACE

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