When a sudden sickness spreads throughout the world, everyone is bewildered and frightened, particularly the children. They cannot go to school or see their friends, or visit their grandparents. As everyone has to spend most of the time in their homes, the children and their families gradually find different, gentler ways to have fun together. Quietly, good things start to happen at home and in the natural world around them. This illustrated story shows how we can all learn new ways to be happy and hopeful, and is a ray of optimism that will comfort both children and adults.