About the Author

originalThe Town Turkey is written by Catherine Driscoll and illustrated by Jeffrey Wood. Jeff and Catherine are childhood friends; The Town Turkey is their first collaboration.

Author Catherine Driscoll is a marketing and public relations professional with a passion for children’s books. A lifelong lover of reading and an active advocate for children’s literacy causes, Driscoll finds inspiration among everyday occurrences and writes uplifting and heartwarming children’s books that showcase the importance of family and community.

Professionally, Driscoll is President of RED Communications LLC, a marketing and public relations agency. She lives and works in the Chicago area, and loves the days she can spend with elementary school children teaching them about storybook writing and inspiring them to find their passions in life and act upon them!

The Town Turkey illustrator Jeffrey Wood is the creative mastermind behind WoodsWorld LLC, an award-winning advertising firm. Founded in 2000, WoodsWorld has created fully integrated ad campaigns for Fortune 500 companies like Heinz, Transitions Optical and PPG, and provided the brilliance behind significant brand initiatives for the Pittsburgh Pirates, EDMC, and Alcoa.

Contact Catherine Driscoll today to schedule an engaging author visit at your school! Driscoll offers appropriate presentations and workshops for children in grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8. Her presentation walks children through the creative process from start to finish; includes discussions about why words and punctuation matter; delves into character development; and ends with a brainstorming session to explore new stories and ideas.

In the News

Forest and Bluff article jpegClick here to read the Forest & Bluff article (pictured left).

Check out this article that was published in the local newspaper.

Patch.com published a great article about the author and illustrator. Read it here.

Jeff and Catherine were interviewed on the Happenings program on WLIP. Take a listen! WLIP interview.mp3