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Feathers for Peacock
Author: Jacqueline Jules

ISBN: 9781937786533
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 28
Published: 7 April 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.3 x 0.2
Long ago, when the world was brand new, all birds were naked. It wasn't fair. Foxes had fur.Turtles had shells. Birds deserved warm coats, too. Disgruntled, they approach the first full spring moon for advice. Birds of all shapes and sizes attend the meeting. Everyone except Peacock. He arrives on the scene late, to find his friends covered with warm, colorful feathers. "Look at Peacock! He's still naked!" All the birds stare at poor Peacock trembling in the cold night air.

What will Peacock and his friends do? Find out in this beautiful and charming pourquoi story about kindness. Award-winning authorJacqueline Jules blends folk tale motifs from around the world to offer an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers. An appendix provides more information about peacocks.

About the Author

Jacqueline Jules is the author of over two dozen books for children, including the award-winning Zapato Power series and Never Say a Mean Word Again: A Tale from Medieval Spain. A former school librarian and teacher, Jacqueline enjoys visiting schools to share her passion for re...

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