Bullying, name calling, reconciliation and belonging to a group are part and parcel of every school child's life. Faced with adversity, a young child, who is perceived as different because he has an extra thumb, enters the world of animals to find true friendship, dedication and commitment to a cause. One day he stumbles across a strange bird, thought to be extinct. With his newly acquired friends, he hatches out a plan to help the bird escape from the island. Will they succeed?