This book is about the life of a peacock, which is a bird that has feathers permanently painted on its breast.The peacock uses the feathers to attract females because these are colorful and attractive when you look at them from afar. The peacock spreads his wings to show off his beautiful plumage and this attracts females. However, he also needs to have enough space in order for them to fly around in order for him to spread his feathers on his wing pads. Thus, he always has to be able to find a place where he can spread out all of his feathers. This means that he needs a special place where he can spread out all of the scarlet red and blue feathers with white tips that are visible from afar.