Max, a husky puppy waiting to be adopted in an animal shelter, makes a lifelong friend with Augie a baby blue jay nesting in his cage. When Max gets adopted the two are seperated and Augie promises to find Max. The friends are reunited after Augie experiences a series of adventures.
Pam Engelhard and Bonnie Delamater are teachers of young children and share a common dream of becoming published authors.
The illustrator Oscar Hernandez is a New Mexico artist.