Feathers and Fools

Paperback | May 1, 2000

byMem FoxIllustratorNicholas Wilton

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Long ago and far away, in a rambling garden beside a clear blue lake, two flocks of birds began to fear each other because of their differences. The fear grew, and soon the birds became enemies, hoarding great quantities of weapons to protect themselves - until panic struck and the chance for peace seemed lost forever.

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Long ago and far away, in a rambling garden beside a clear blue lake, two flocks of birds began to fear each other because of their differences. The fear grew, and soon the birds became enemies, hoarding great quantities of weapons to protect themselves -- until panic struck and the chance for peace seemed lost forever.

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Long ago and far away, in a rambling garden beside a clear blue lake, two flocks of birds began to fear each other because of their differences. The fear grew, and soon the birds became enemies, hoarding great quantities of weapons to protect themselves - until panic struck and the chance for peace seemed lost forever.

MEM FOX is the author of many acclaimed books, including Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes, Possum Magic, Koala Lou, Time for Bed, and, for adults, Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever. She lives in Adelaide, Australia.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 11.04 × 8.48 × 0.11 inPublished:May 1, 2000Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152023658

ISBN - 13:9780152023652

Appropriate for ages: 4

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Long ago and far away, in a rambling garden beside a clear blue lake, two flocks of birds began to fear each other because of their differences. The fear grew, and soon the birds became enemies, hoarding great quantities of weapons to protect themselves -- until panic struck and the chance for peace seemed lost forever.

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Turns Fox into a contemporary Aesop."-Kirkus Reviews"Powerful? The text's pointed poetry will sink directly into children's hearts."-Publishers Weekly"This allegory is alive with symbolic references and ideas? .Vivid."-School Library Journal "