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Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey

Bill Harley, Adam Gustavson (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/2/2014)
Paperback (9/6/2016)
CD-Audio (9/3/2013)
CD-Audio (9/1/2015)


Can Charlie Bumpers be a polite Thanksgiving host to the most annoying cousin in the universe?

It's Thanksgiving in the Bumpers' household, and Charlie has to be the perfect host to his annoying little cousin, Chip. Chip makes everything hard for Charlie―gets him in trouble, ruins his things, and generally makes a nuisance of himself.

On top of that, for homework, his fourth-grade teacher Mrs. Burke has assigned him the task of writing what a family means to him. Will Charlie be able to see past his "turkey" of a cousin to understand the real meaning of family?

Black and white illustrations throughout.

Praise For Charlie Bumpers vs. the Perfect Little Turkey

"Harley has as good a handle on tumultuous family relationships as he does on school-day mishaps. . . " —Publishers Weekly

Peachtree, 9781561458356, 176pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2015

About the Author

Bill Harley is a two-time Grammy Award–winning storyteller, musician, and author who has been writing and performing for kids and families for more than forty years. He has appeared nationally in theaters, schools, libraries, festivals and conferences, as a workshop leader and keynote and inspirational speaker. His picture books and middle-grade novels have won wide acclaim, from Bank Street School of Education Best Books, Children's Choice Awards, Green Earth Book Awards, and pick of the list from ABA.
Harley was called "the Mark Twain of contemporary children's music" by Entertainment Weekly. He lives in Massachusetts.

Adam Gustavson holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts and a BFA from Rowan University and has taught at Seton Hall University and Philadelphia's University of the Arts. He is the award-winning illustrator of over thirty books for children. He lives, paints, teaches, and plays music in his home state of New Jersey, along with his charming family and a neurotic poodle.