Illustrations and short passages portray thirty-three individual men, women, and children whose wishes range from simply wanting never to blush to imagined feats of heroism.
While making a mud house for her hornet egg, a wasp follows a human child thoughout his day as he works in a Brazilian charcoal mine.
After losing his dreary job as a train ticket puncher, optimistic Serafin learns he has inherited a dilapidated house and car and, with his friend Plume, sets out to repair them.
Tired of being pursued world-wide for their wise advice, the Gothamites decide to embrace stupidity and tend to their own affairs.
Introduces a colorful cast of characters whose fates are connected in different ways, exploring the importance of kindness and the dangers of greed.
A single feather, blown about by the wind, asks a variety of birds if she belongs to them but is dismissed time and again until she gives up her quest.