Tiny Tom: A Growing Up Story

Author: Everett Kelly

ISBN 978-1-58939-983-9 (softcover)

56 pages

This children's book is a factual account of a baby wild turkey and the world in which he is hatched and the perils of his world, as he grows to become the Boss Tom of the woods. It is the intent of the author to create factual accounts about the creatures of our world so that children can learn the truths about the living things of their world. The remarkable illustrations by a very talented fifteen year old high school girl named Heather Foster will keep the interest of children focused on the events in Tiny Tom's journey through his life.



Everett Kelly was born in Foley, Alabama, but left his native state at the age of three to be raised in Florida. He served in the United States Navy in World War Two. After his military service he earned a degree in Zoology from Florida State University and a degree in Pharmacy from the University of Florida. He was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1978 and served as the Speaker Pro-Tem for two of the twenty two years he served in that body. After his distinguished service to Florida, he retired to his Central Florida home in Lady Lake.

He is an avid writer and outdoor enthusiast. He has been heavily involved in water conservation and restoration in Florida and is a devoted student of early Florida history.

Category: Non-Fiction, Other

Type: books

Vendor: Everett Kelly

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