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Aleeya, concerned when her beloved mother becomes sick, remembers and returns the promise Mommy has made to her-- that she will always be by her side.
Kaya is looking for her heart song - the song that happy hearts sing. Her search takes her on a journey deep into the jungle where a broken down carousel waits for a very special song to make it turn again.--Page  of cover
In the rain forests of Malaysia, Nizam waits anxiously to climb the bee tree, proving that he is capable of succeeding his grandfather as leader of the traditional honey-hunting clan.