This book is written for parents to read to their kids, but also for people who think about the possible futures for all of us, the children of this planet. The book holds direct and indirect messages touching on the varied realities of life, relayed in careful and thoughtful ways. The nature based images and words communicate multiple meanings that are both honest and ever present. Multiple themes are covered reflecting the many reasons that prompted the writing of this book. The images and words communicate meaning in an honest, yet gentle, way. The messages are for the world, about our world, in all of its fragilities and delicate beauty.