In the tail of the peacock.

by Isabel Savory

Publisher: Hutchinson & co. in London

Written in English
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  • Morocco
  • Subjects:

    • Morocco -- Description and travel
    • Edition Notes

      On cover: The earth is a peacock: Morocco is the tail of it.

      StatementBy Isabel Savory. With 48 illustrations from photographs and a photgravure portrait.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT310 .S26
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 352 p.
      Number of Pages352
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6930713M
      LC Control Number03020374
      OCLC/WorldCa5735941

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  Book Source: Copy from public library "My tail has gone wild!" exclaimed Prewitt. "It's turned into a green-eyed monster! What a terrible tail! But then, after all," he sighed, "I grew it, so I suppose I'll just have to get used to it." Prewitt the peacock is anything but proud. Rad The Peacock, Mendocino, California. likes 24 talking about this. Meet Rad, The peacock Ambassador of Palos Verdes! Rad goes to schools, libraries and Followers:

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Out of 5 stars Fun Book About A Peacock Who Was Different Than The Others. Reviewed in the United States on Decem Verified Purchase. My little one and I love reading Bill Peet’s books together.

Prewitt Peacock was no exception. This book was about a peacock who looked different than the others and how he stood up for himself/5(45). I got this book for my son's Indian wife and/or her wonderful family. The Peacock is the national bird of India.

It wasn't exactly what I thought but with time and attention I came to really appreciate this work of art. It's a book that requires some time and thought. You can't rush through it. But, if you put in the time you'll be richly rewarded/5(15). “It is an awful stretcher to believe that a peacock’s tail was thus formed, but believing it, I believe in the same principle somewhat modified applied to.

The Spooky Tail of Prewitt Peacock is a childrens book about self-confidence from the popular childrens author, Bill Peet. This book details Prewitts, a peacock, dilemma when his tail, at first was scrawny, becomes In the tail of the peacock.

book horrifying looking tail over a matter of days!/5. Peacocks are ground-feeders that eat insects, plants, and small creatures. There are two familiar peacock species. The blue peacock lives in India and Sri Lanka, while the green peacock is found.

Bees, snails, & peacock tails shows the hidden patterns in nature. It doesnt only show amazing pictures, this book describes the beauty of the bee, peacock, snail, and other animals. The bee, peacock, and snail are highlights of the book by providing concrete and lyrical poetry explaining their shape and habits/5.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. On cover: The earth is Pages: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Savory, Isabel.

In the tail of the peacock. London, Hutchinson & Co., (OCoLC) Document Type. The book’s scope is now even wider, incorporating recent findings on the history of mathematics in China, India, and early Islamic civilizations as well as Egypt and Mesopotamia. With more detailed coverage of proto-mathematics and the origins of trigonometry and infinity in the East, The Crest of the Peacock further illuminates the global.

Come explore the hidden shapes and patterns in nature. The peacock's flashy tail is a masterpiece of color and shape. A buzzing beehive is built of tiny hexagons.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Savory, Isabel. In the tail of the peacock. New York, J. Pott, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. The peacock "tail", known as a "train", consists not of tail quill feathers, but highly elongated upper tail coverts.

These feathers are marked with eyespots, best seen when a peacock fans his tail. Both sexes of all species have a crest atop the head. The Indian peahen has a mixture of dull grey, brown, and green in her : Aves. Prewitt's tail is such that it does not make him "proud as peacock" like the other birds in his flock.

And things only get worse when his tail grows a scary-looking face instead of eyespots. This book /5(4). Draw a colorful peacock with a fiery tail.

• Draw a layered picture (similar to two pages in the book). Fold a piece of paper in half. Draw a whole picture on the front page, cut out a piece & draw the remainder of the first picture on the second. A new and fun folktale (age 4+) from author Jacqueline Jules, illustrated by Helen Cann, blending motifs from around the world to offer an original explanation for why the peacock has such beautiful feathers.

An appendix provides more fun information about peacocks. Read "In the Tail of the Peacock" by Isabel Savory available from Rakuten Kobo. This book contains no thrilling adventures, chronicles, no days devoted to sport. It Brand: Library of Alexandria.

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Author: Savory, Isabel: LoC No. Title: In the Tail of the Peacock Language: English: LoC Class: DT: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Africa: Subject: Morocco.

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Paternoster Row Peacock, any of three species of resplendent birds of the pheasant family, Phasianidae (order Galliformes). Strictly, the male is a peacock, and the female is a peahen; both are peafowl. The two most-recognizable species of peafowl are the blue, or Indian, peacock (Pavo cristatus), of India and Sri Lanka, and the green, or Javanese, peacock.

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TANGIER – COUNTRY PEOPLE – TH Author: Isabel Savory. Before he got his beautiful tail, the Peacock was an ordinary bird, with a small bunch of feathers. One day, the Peacock visited Juno, the Goddess of Protection. The Peacock told her that he wished to look grand and beautiful.

Juno smiled. He was a good bird and she liked him. The Peacock then described the long train of brightly coloured. The peacock became very sad and lonely.

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