Bubbly Jock Jack Book Series
The Adventures of Bubbly Jock Jack is a children's book series like no other.
There will be four children's books within the series and each will cover a topic that matters to children and I am hoping will matter to parents, too.
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BUBBLY JOCK JACK AND THE THANKSGIVING FALLACY , which not only explores the universal theme of being true to oneself and knowing your self-worth. Six to ten-year-old fans will be introduced to the topic of kindness to animals and plant-based options. This book is in no way "preachy" or driven by a right or wrong way to live your life. This book is more about options our children can be introduced to, allowing them to understand and appreciate the differences of the human race. Most important of all is to know their SELF-WORTH.
This book won first place in the Humor Category for children
AND second place in the Animal/Pet Category for children through Dragonfly Book Awards!!
BUBBLY JOCK JACK AND THE BRASH BULLY touches on the all too common topic of bullies and how to deal with bullies. This story can also help bullies understand how their actions can harm others and change their lives in a positive way.
This book embraces a different approach when it comes to handling a toxic situation. Rather than attack the bully or negatively label the bully, consider compassion. Be the voice of reason. Try to understand the reason or reasons why the bully is acting out.
Why are they acting out?
You may be surprised to learn that even a bully needs love and compassion. Your kind response could be just the cure to not only save yourself but save a troubled soul.
"No matter how educated, talented, rich or cool you believe you are, how you treat people ultimately tells all. Integrity is everything."
BUBBLY JOCK JACK AND THE BOSSY BUNNY explores the cancellation culture. While there may be times in life when we should walk away from someone abusing us or constantly hurting us, it is important to reflect on maintaining friendships that matter. Just because your friend simply voices a different opinion than your own, realize that not everyone is going to agree with your opinion and that is okay.
Shaming others is lowering yourself to the level of a bossy pants. Be respectful and understand when it is important to walk away.
BUBBLY JOCK JACK AND THE MISUNDERSTOOD GOOSE touches on the topic of treating those who look different than us with respect. Learn about your friend's culture and share your differences.
Never assume you know a person without taking the time to communicate - Judging someone when you may not know what they are going through or where they came from is unkind.
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Lori A. Armstrong
Bubbly Jock Jack & the Thanksgiving Fallacy
By: Lori A. Armstrong
There once was a wild turkey that lived on a farm. It was the only community farm in the small little country town with acres and acres of rolling hills and pastures.
Bubbly Jock Jack was a wild turkey and he followed Farmer Craig at the Cluck Cluck Farm on sunny days, rainy days and all of the days in between. Jack lived at the farm with his family and friends in the turkey forest – located among the mature oaks and sycamore trees.
Since wild turkeys inherited bad eyesight, they slept in the trees at night to provide them protection from predators that roamed the farm at night. There were coyotes and mountain lions that traveled down from the mountains at dusk and onto the farm. Luckily, no animal was ever harmed.
Farmer Craig & his family migrated from Scotland many years ago & this traditional Scottish family called the male turkeys by their rightful Scottish name – “Bubbly-jocks.” They were especially attached to the well-loved turkey, Bubbly Jock Jack.
The farmer's children, Bree Bree, Larry & Karson would perform their daily farm chores and Jack happily made the rounds with them. He followed the farmer and his family on the farm every chance he had.
“Come now Bubbly Jock – it’s time to feed the chickens, ” said Larry.
“Gobble Gobble,” was all Larry heard but in Jack’s turkey mind he was saying, “Here I come.”
Halloween was only two days away and every local in town knew the Cluck Cluck Farm had the best selection of pumpkins and the spookiest corn maze this side of the Sierra Mountains.
Bubbly Jock Jack became excited as he heard the visitors drive into the farm’s parking lot – the tires spun in the gravel, leaving a cloud of dust. Jack waddled and spun his quirky jerky head around, trying to find Farmer Craig.
The Cluck Cluck Farm visitors chuckled as they watched the awkward Bubbly Jock stammer from the cloud of dust and regain his balance.
They noticed he was about to walk face first into a garbage can.
“Look out,” one of the children shouted.
It was too late. Jack hit that can so hard he saw stars. Bubbly Jock Jack rose to his long over-sized toes and waited for someone to remove the garbage can lid. (Turkeys walk on their toes like chickens). He knew they would see it was filled with cracked corn, millet, wheat, seeds and grain and it was the perfect bird seed mixture for a hungry turkey like Jack.
He pecked at the side of the can with his beak. It made a loud tin sound that made everyone in the parking lot turn around. A little girl with bright red hair and freckles ran to Bubbly Jock and got down on her knees.
“What is it little guy? Are you hungry?”
Jack pecked on the can again and again, until the little girl pulled off the lid from the large tin can. She rose to her tip toes, reached into the can and grabbed the large white scoop. She accidentally flicked some of the seed into Jack’s eyes.
“Gobble Gobble,” Jack cried, but his turkey brain really asked, “What did you do that for?”
He pecked at the ground and shook his head from side to side, trying to remove the seed from his eyes. The little girl laughed and wrapped her arms around the startled turkey. “Abigail – put the lid down. It’s time to pick out our pumpkin!”
TO BE CONTINUED...