Differences are gorgeously illustrated in a heartwarming picture book about a colorless peacock who learns to love himself in a jungle full of color.
Mo has always felt a little different. While all the other peacocks grew bright, bold, beautiful feathers in rich greens and vibrant blues, Mo’s feathers grew in a snowy white. And even though Mo’s friends try to include him in their playtime, Mo doesn’t like to be reminded that he’s different from his friends. But when a storm threatens to ruin the group’s annual celebration, Mo must learn to stand tall, strut his stuff, and shake his brilliantly glowing tail feathers–in a way only he can–to help his friends and set things right.
From debut author Sita Singh, and brought to life by Stephanie Fizer Coleman, comes a story about finding strength in the things that make us different, and beauty in all its forms.
Sita Singh was born and raised in India. She watched peacocks all through her childhood, as they regularly perched on rooftops and in backyards. The story of Mo came from these happy memories, and she is proud to share this tale that introduces readers to a national symbol of the country of her birth. She lives in South Florida, with her husband and three children.
Stephanie Fizer Coleman thrives on creating beautiful, textural illustrations of her furry and feathered friends. Having grown up in a rural area, she is inspired by nature in all its grandeur. She is the illustrator of Ninita’s Big World,
and lives in West Virginia with her husband and two dogs.