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  • Welcome to Storyline Online brought to you by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation.

  • I'm Marc Maron and today I'm gonna read Turkey Trouble

  • written by Wendi Silvano and illustrated by Lee Harper.

  • Turkey was in trouble. Bad trouble.

  • The kind of trouble where it's almost Thanksgiving... and you're the main course.

  • But Turkey had an idea...

  • What if he didn't look like a turkey? What if he looked like a horse?

  • Surely Farmer Jake wouldn't eat a horse for Thanksgiving.

  • His costume wasn't bad. In fact, Turkey looked just like a horse...

  • Mooooosaid Cow. “Stop horsing around, Turkey.”

  • How'd you know it was me?” moaned Turkey.

  • Too short,” said Cow. “Gobble, gobble,” grumbled Turkey.

  • But looking at Cow gave Turkey a new idea.

  • Surely Farmer Jake wouldn't eat a cow for Thanksgiving.

  • His costume wasn't bad. In fact, Turkey looked just like a cow...

  • almost.

  • Oink, oink, oink,” snorted Pig. “Holy cow! Is that you, Turkey?”

  • How'd you know it was me?” groaned Turkey.

  • Too skinny,” said Pig. “Gobble, gobble,” grumbled Turkey.

  • But looking at Pig gave Turkey a new idea.

  • Surely Farmer Jake wouldn't eat a pig for Thanksgiving.

  • His costume wasn't bad. In fact, Turkey looked just like a pig...

  • almost.

  • Baaaa, baaaa,” bleated Sheep.

  • Quit being a ham, Turkey.”

  • How'd you know it was me?” wailed Turkey.

  • Too clean,” said Sheep. “Gobble, gobble,” grumbled Turkey.

  • But looking at Sheep gave Turkey a new idea.

  • Surely Farmer Jake wouldn't eat a sheep for Thanksgiving.

  • His costume wasn't bad. In fact, Turkey looked just like a sheep...

  • almost.

  • Cock-a-doodle-doo!” crowed Rooster. “Baaa-d idea, Turkey.”

  • How'd you know it was me?” howled Turkey.

  • Too brown,” squawked Rooster. “Gobble, gobble,” grumbled Turkey.

  • But looking at Rooster gave Turkey a new idea.

  • In fact, it was his best idea yet.

  • He already looked a lot like Rooster. This costume would be easy!

  • Surely Farmer Jake wouldn't eat a rooster for Thanksgiving...

  • ...or would he?

  • Rooster might be his next choice, Turkey worried, since roosters and turkeys look so much alike.

  • Oh, gobble, gobble!

  • Farmer Jake came into the barn.

  • Turkey, turkey, turkey?

  • Come out, come out, wherever you are.”

  • Where's the turkey?” asked Farmer Jake's wife.

  • “I don't know,” he said. “I looked everywhere!”

  • Oh, dear. What will we do without a turkey for Thanksgiving?”

  • Well... we could always eat the rooster, I guess.”

  • Oh, no, not Rooster! thought Turkey.

  • He looked around desperately for one more idea.

  • Then, he found it...

  • His costume wasn't bad... In fact, it was Turkey's best yet!

  • Ding-dong...

  • Happy Thanksgiving!”

  • Did you order a pizza?” asked Farmer Jake's wife.

  • Nope,” he said. “But it's a good idea.”

  • So they all sat down and gobbled up the pizza.

  • And it was Turkey's best Thanksgiving ever!

  • The end.

  • So you know I chose this book because it's pretty funny.

  • I thought the turkey was was clever with the costumes

  • and you know I think when when you're in a bit of fear and a bit of panic

  • and you have to figure out something to do to avoid something bad happening.

  • Sometimes you got to think on your feet and I thought he did a pretty good job at that

  • and he saved his buddy the rooster too so he's helping everybody out

  • and everybody lives another year and just eats pizza.

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Turkey Trouble read by Marc Maron

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