Theodore the Turkey is one smart bird who loves to read. Sadly, he doesn't have anyone to read or play with. Stroll through the neighborhood with this boot-scootin' turkey as he searches the strangest habitats for his identity, a friend and a place to call home. Animals at the zoo learn to accept Theodore for who he is and his special talent ... reading!
Some are searching for a home. Others just need a friend! Children will relate to Theodore, who is looking for both.
Theodore is a great story for growing readers (ages 3-8). Theodore is also a staple for elementary teachers during their figurative language unit (alliteration, onomatopoeia, simile, metaphor). Teachers and parents can incorporate social/emotional learning into their lessons.