With every step and stumble, Mika discovers the wonders of nature, as well as the ability to pick herself up after a fall. But the real discover for both daughter and parent comes at the end, when they unearth a true treasure that will last a lifetime. As Carolyn Cory Scoppettone gently explores the changing relationship between a father and a daughter, Priscilla Alpaugh's evocative watercolors bring the joy of an outdoor treasure hunt to life. Young readers will delight in the tiny cast of woodland creatures who follow in Mika's footsteps to uncover the beauty of the woods.
Written by Carolyn Cory Scoppettone
Illustrations by Priscilla Alpaugh