Poor Peacock is naked while the rest of his friends are covered with warm, colorful feathers! A kind community response provides an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers . Award-winning author Jacqueline Jules blends folktale motifs from around the world in a gently humorous tale of generosity. An appendix provides more information about peacocks. Stunning illustrations by Helen Cann give readers fun opportunities to identify the colors and plant life of spring.