The Ice-Cream Cone Coot is a treat anytime.
Tropes used in this work include:
- Animate Inanimate Object: The premise of the book.
- Anthropomorphic Food: The Ice-Cream Cone Coot.
- Feathered Fiend: The Jackknife Niffy that cuts off children's noses.
- Mix-and-Match Critters: The birds in the book are all part avian, part inanimate object.
- Talking Animal: The Soupladle Lark, though it can only say the names of soups.