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6 edition of The little peacock"s gift found in the catalog.

The little peacock"s gift

a Chinese folk tale

by Cherry Denman

  • 153 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Blackie, Bedrick/Blackie in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Folklore -- China.,
    • Peacocks -- Folklore.

    • About the Edition

      The generosity of Little Peacock causes him to be selected by the Peacock Fairy as the recipient of her magic, which creates for him a blaze of new tail feathers like the fireworks of the Spring Festival.

      Edition Notes

      StatementCherry Denman.
      SeriesFolk tales of the world, Folk tales of the world (New York, N.Y.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.D413 Li 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[26] p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2388371M
      ISBN 100872261751
      LC Control Number87017504
      OCLC/WorldCa16471940

      In Hellenistic imagery, the Greek goddess Hera 's chariot was pulled by peacocks, birds not known to Greeks before the conquests of Alexander. Peacocks are seen supporting the throne of Amitabhathe ruby red sunset coloured archetypal Buddha of Infinite Light. They vary between yellow and tawny, usually with patches of darker brown or light tan and "dirty white" ivory. Another hypothesis is that females choose mates with good genes.

      Love reading in nature? To the Sinhalese peoplethe peacock is the third animal of the zodiac of Sri Lanka. Gradually, I started writing my own stories. Giving an emerald confers luck, happiness, and success—unless it is given on a Monday, in which case the luck is lost.

      In Hellenistic imagery, the Greek goddess Hera 's chariot was pulled by peacocks, birds not known to Greeks before the conquests of Alexander. Optical interference Bragg reflectionsbased on regular, periodic nanostructures of the barbules fiber-like components of the feathers, produce the peacock's colours. Never set an opal in an engagement ring, as it portends early widowhood. Modern Personalized Bookplates Enough with all the vintage -- why not try a clean and modern plate with a pop of color? It has been noticed by keepers that peafowl enjoy protein rich food including larvae that infest granariesdifferent kinds of meat and fruit, as well as vegetables including dark leafy greens, broccoli, carrots, beans, beets, and peas. The two girls keep Fancy a secret and when they witness his glorious tail, the two girls worry that the elders will shun him.


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The little peacocks gift book

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