It's Winter and the birds are cold and naked as it was the time before they had any feathers...  They realised that all the other animals had clothes - scales or shells or fur...
This image gave me the chance to use handlettering as part of the composition.  Reminiscent of old school blackboards, it appears in a scene where the hawk and eagle teach the others about the world.

A page from 'Feathers for Peacock' by Jacqueline Jules. Wisdom Tales.
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