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The Peacock's Pride

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High up in the sheltering boughs of a Banyan tree, a group of thirsty birds watches over an inviting pool of water. None of the birds dares to drink from it, however, for fear of inciting the wrath of Old Viper, a vicious snake. Beautiful Peacock wagers that if he can manage to rid them of the reptile, he will then be deemed "king" of the watering hole. Highly skeptical of ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Hyperion Books for Children (first published September 1st 1996)
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Nicely told folktale about humility and the special gifts that we all possess.
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