Five starred reviews! Named Best Picture Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews and Shelf Awareness "Marvelous mouse-sized mischief for all ages." —Booklist (starred review)
From the creator of the acclaimed and beloved Pokko and the Drum comes an emotionally resonant, "richly imagined" (The Horn Book,starred review) picture book about trust, worry, and loyalty between a father and daughter. Mina and her father live in a hollowed-out tree stump on the edge of a pond on the edge of a forest. Nothing ever bothers Mina, until one day, her father brings home a suspicious surprise from the woods.
Should Mina trust her father—or listen to her own instincts?