The jungle is abuzz. Monkey, Lion, Tortoise everyone is rehearsing for the grand Jungle Storytelling Festival! All except Ostroo the ostrich. He wants to t-tell a s-s-story b-but there's a stammer in the way, which others make fun of. Will ostroo-cised Ostroo ever perform?
In a jungle far far away, the animals are getting ready for the storytelling festival. Lion, Monkey, and Tortoise delight the audience with well-known stories from their family lore. C-c-can I tell a story too? asks Ostroo the ostrich. Others make fun of him because he stammers - but where there is a story, there's always a way! From a seasoned storyteller comes this sensitive story with many stories within it, which inspires us to overcome our fears. Soft pastels and color pencils create warm pictures of a world in which encouragement comes from unexpected friends.