The peacocks of Palos Verdes are very special. They are beautiful and sometimes loud. In this story we are introduced to Palo, and watch him grow up. Palo learns a very important lesson as a peachick when he and his sisters are attacked by a wild coyote. He thinks that the fear he showed on that day will stay with him always. Palo is mistaken because, by the end of this adventure, his quick thinking and courage save many lives.