Buying Options

Kindle Price: $0.99

Save $3.00 (75%)

These promotions will be applied to this item:

Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. For details, please see the Terms & Conditions associated with these promotions.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

Buy for others

Give as a gift or purchase for a team or group.Learn more

Buying and sending eBooks to others


Select quantity
Buy and send eBooks
Recipients can read on any device

Additional gift options are available when buying one eBook at a time.  Learn more


These ebooks can only be redeemed by recipients in the US. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold.

Quantity: 
This item has a maximum order quantity limit.

Deliver to your Kindle or other device

<Embed>
Kindle App Ad
Loading your book clubs
There was a problem loading your book clubs. Please try again.
Not in a club? Learn more
Amazon book clubs early access

Join or create book clubs

Choose books together

Track your books
Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free.
The Owl and The Turkey: The Real Reason We Eat Turkey At Christmas by [Debbie Young]

Follow the Author

Something went wrong. Please try your request again later.


The Owl and The Turkey: The Real Reason We Eat Turkey At Christmas Kindle Edition

3.7 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
$0.99

Length: 28 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled
click to open popover

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
    Apple
  • Android
    Android
  • Windows Phone
    Windows Phone
  • Click here to download from Amazon appstore
    Android

To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number.

kcpAppSendButton
Amazon Business : For business-only pricing, quantity discounts and FREE Shipping. Register a free business account

Editorial Reviews

Review

"Crisp, clever and fast-paced, this short story received my highest recommendation." Ginger Dawn Harman 

"If you're looking for a fun new holiday story, it's well worth the 99c to check this one out." Shay Tressa De Simone 

"I really enjoyed it... It had all the elements; first, a question; second, a quest; third conflict; fourth characterisation and finally the answer - well, an answer! A real hoot!" (Shaun Ivory, author of "No More Heroes" and "The Judas Cup") 

"Cute.... deliciously random... funny to boot. Has given me food for thought.... Made me come away smiling. Thank you." (David Ellis, blogger at toofulltowrite.wordpress.com)

"Definitely my favourite of your stories so far!" (Helena Mallett, author of "Flash Fraction: 75 x 75")

From the Author

I wrote this story in response to mishearing a news item one day on BBC Radio 4 which immediately planted the seed of a story in my head:

"The problem is that turkey does not have its own missile defence system."

Only afterwards did I realise that I'd misinterpreted the item, assuming the word "turkey" was the bird rather than the country "Turkey".

But it was too late - the story of the Owl and the Turkey was already born..

Product details

  • File size : 2313 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 28 pages
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B00HD5I9Y4
  • Publication date : December 13, 2013
  • Publisher : Hawkesbury Press; 1st edition (December 13, 2013)
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • Lending : Enabled
  • Customer Reviews:
    3.7 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

Customer reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars
3.7 out of 5
5 global ratings
5 star
46%
4 star
28%
3 star 0% (0%) 0%
2 star 0% (0%) 0%
1 star
26%
How are ratings calculated?

Top reviews from the United States

Reviewed in the United States on February 24, 2014
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Comment Report abuse
Reviewed in the United States on February 14, 2018
Verified Purchase

Top reviews from other countries

Maria
5.0 out of 5 stars A cleverly written short story.
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on November 12, 2014
Verified Purchase
One person found this helpful
Report abuse
leekmuncher
5.0 out of 5 stars Festive entertainment
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 12, 2015
Verified Purchase