In this tale, a boastful coyote wants to be like the crows he sees in the trees. He wants to be able to fly and soar like the beautiful birds. The crows, however, decide to play a trick on the coyote. They stick their feathers into the coyote and tell him this will help him to fly. Unfortunately, the coyote doesn't exactly get what he had hoped for. This classic Pueblo tale explains how coyotes became gray in this mischievous story. Colorful illustrations and the importance of being yourself make this an engaging reader for young readers.