"King of the Birds": A Beautiful Picture Book Inspired by Flannery O'Connor (Signed by the Author & the Illustrator)

"King of the Birds": A Beautiful Picture Book Inspired by Flannery O'Connor (Signed by the Author & the Illustrator)

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Written by Acree Graham Macam and illustrated by Bitter Southerner contributor Natalie Nelson, this picture book is inspired by the life of Flannery O’Connor. In "King of the Birds," a young fan of fowl brings home a peacock to be the king of her collection, but he refuses to show off his colorful tail. The girl goes to great lengths to encourage the peacock to display his plumage — she throws him a party, lets him play in the fig tree, feeds him flowers and stages a parade — all to no avail.

Then, she finally stumbles on the perfect solution. When she introduces the queen of the birds — a peahen — to her collection, the peacock immediately displays his glorious shimmering tail.

This delightful story, full of humor and heart, celebrates the legacy of a one of the greatest Southern writers.