This book is about a juvenile land mullet who gets separated from her father while looking for food. Anna, the baby land mullet, runs and runs into the backyard of the humans' houses who live nearby her forest. She eventually meets a kind old blue-tongued lizard who agrees to help her find her way home. Other animals like birds help to locate the forest where she is to return. The plan is hatched by the skinks of the backyards who will help her to return to her forest. She eventually finds her forest and her family but encounters some scary experiences along the way.