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JUST PLAIN FANCY by Patricia Polacco


by Patricia Polacco

Pub Date: Oct. 15th, 1990
ISBN: 0-553-05884-3
Publisher: Bantam

Little Amish Naomi gets her wish to have something fancy when she finds an odd egg that hatches into a bird so beautiful that Naomi is terrified he will be "shunned": a peacock. It's all right, however: "Fancy" is "God's handiwork." For readers willing to accept the egg's unlikely arrival, a pleasant story introducing several Amish customs and beliefs, beautifully illustrated in Polacco's vigorous, expressive style.