Fur, Feathers & Frocks
A Medieval Animal Coloring Book
Meet the Characters
Below is an introduction to the 30 characters that appear in Fur, Feathers & Frocks.
This finely dressed noble bull is one of the court's best defense lawyers. Always cool-headed, aided by a book of the law and a handful of credible witnesses, he's ready to prove his client's innocence!
This richly dressed noble loves the drama of court and is always up for a lively debate! Backed by indisputable facts and outstanding logic, this smooth-talking bear makes some undeniably good points.
This friendly cat is a local town bard, much adored by all who know her. A few notes from her flute is all it takes to captivate an audience, and can liven up even the dreariest of evenings.
With keen hearing and an excellent sense of smell, rabbits make the best lookouts on ground patrol! An intruder would need to be very sly and stealthy indeed to sneak by this castle guard unobserved.
This fancy noble bird just loves compliments! Tell him something nice, then watch his eyes light up with joy and a proud smile of delight beam across his face.
Want to hear the latest castle news? No one knows more than these chatty guinea pig maids! They can't wait to share the juiciest rumors they’ve discovered. But, they also both know when to keep a secret.
A handsome crocodile bard lounges the day away singing soft melodic tales of epic adventures from long ago! Who wouldn’t want to be serenaded by this charming lutist?
A clever climber must make use of many tools to be aware of their surroundings and to see what dangers lay ahead. Silent as a shadow, this tiger patiently waits for the right moment to move to avoid being spotted.
A musician delights in his craft. This dog bard plucks the strings of his harp with deft fingers and a happy heart composing a joyful melody.
This lovely raccoon noble revels in the attention of the fine lords and ladies of court that surround her! But beneath her demurred charm, a keen mind carefully notes the follies and graces of her company, considering how she might capture the attention (and heart) of a prince.
The dedicated goat chef oversees all of the kitchen staff and coordinates all of the castle meals. With decades of experience perfecting the craft, he never fails to deliver the perfect meal for the occasion, beautifully presented and fit for a queen!
This boar blacksmith is highly regarded throughout the kingdom for the exquisite blades he creates - each uniquely crafted for it’s owner’s specific style and strengths. He patiently labors over each step, knowing a finely honed edge can be the difference between life and death.
With dexterity and perseverance, bit by bit and chip by chip, this weasel sculptor brings the shapes he sees in his imagination into graceful solid stone.
In the middle of the night, this uneasy wolf servant thought he heard a noise coming from an empty wing of the castle. Intruders, ghosts, the wind, or just his imagination - what could it be? Armed with a fire poker and a candle, he reluctantly ventures out of his quarters to investigate.
Swift as lightning and as graceful as a flowing stream, this clever crow fighter is one of the kingdom’s fiercest and most skilled swordsmen. Rumor has it he’s never been defeated in a one-on-one duel, though many brave (or foolish?) opponents have tried!
This fancy fox waiter knows that enjoying a meal encompasses more than just the food. He deftly delivers the orders on beautifully arranged platters with a charming word and winning smile, in hopes of gaining courtly favor... or just and higher tips!
Armed with a mysterious map and a backpack full of camping gear, this brave little mouse heads fearlessly into unknown lands in search of treasure and adventure!
This nimble squirrel courier makes haste to deliver the messages she’s been entrusted with. Through rain or snow, behind enemy lines, throughout the city, or to royalty deep inside the castle - your message will be delivered!
A portrait of elegance and grace, this noble reindeer lady takes a break from the hustle and bustle of court to enjoy a quiet moment of solitude embroidering in the gardens.
A songbird plant vendor prepares for the busy market day ahead, carefully arranging her baskets to best display the variety of goods for sale: seeds and tree sprouts for the garden and flowers, for your sweetheart!
A mysterious possum warrior from a faraway land on a quest to challenge and train with all the best fighters from around the world. A confident grin hides a calculating mind as she analyzes her opponent’s fighting style looking for strength and weaknesses.
Dignified and poised, this dog swordsman has the honor of being one of the queen’s personal bodyguards. Her majesty feels safe knowing she’s well protected with her loyal guardian at her side.
A red panda traveler searching for work as a bodyguard for hire. No questions asked and no mission too dangerous... if the price is right. Light footed and fearless, they won’t hesitate to show off their skills with knives if trouble appears.
A lizard tailor is hard at work making beautiful gowns for nobles and royalty of court, each color chosen and each stitch placed with meticulous care. She dreams of walking through the palace wearing such exquisite clothes herself, someday.
An owl painter is deeply immersed in his art, adding bold strokes to the canvas rushing to capture the image in his imagination before it fades away.
With a gracious and inviting smile, this amicable dog dancer melts the hearts of even the most reluctant spectators and draws them out onto the dance floor. Before long, the entire crowd is dancing and clapping along to the music.
This iguana lizard writer strolls the cobblestone city street with a quill and paper in hand, carefully contemplating his words, seeking inspiration for his next great epic poem.
A sheep market shopper makes the long journey down from her village in the mountains to pick up some rare goods and fresh herbs from the big city.
The frog bard tambourine player picks up his instrument and surveys the crowd. He starts with a slow rhythm that’s the backbone of the song, then gradually picks up speed and adds complexity as other instruments join the music.