In this poignant and beautifully illustrated children’s picture book, a young girl wishes to be little again because she is feeling unhappy. She finds a magic tree that will make her younger as she climbs to the top. Along the way up she meets some inquisitive animals who ask her why she wants to be little, because they all want to be bigger By the time she reaches the top of the tree she has again become a baby, and there she meets a very special person, her birth mother, who tells her what she has needed to hear. Suddenly she falls from the tree, but she is caught by her adoptive parents who remind her that she is very much loved.
The book is targeted toward adopted children who share a unique bond with their adoptive parents, but have also experienced a loss which was never forgotten.