A stunning story about growing up and the importance of friendship, told with moving words and exquisite, detailed illustrations that will delight children of all ages. Minnow the cave boy longs to be big enough to go hunting. When he is swept away by the river, he loves learning to fend for himself. He even finds a friend far from home - a little bear. Together Minnow and the bear grow big and strong, but winter forces them to make the difficult journey home. Will their new experience be enough to keep them safe?