“Momma, what happens if all the water goes away?” a worried Elee asks her mother. “You must follow the Big Shining Star,” her mother replies. Baby Elee soon finds she must follow her mother’s instructions – on her own – until she meets her friend Kubu and some other brave little animals. Follow them on their journey to the great waterhole. Can Elee be brave as she leads her friends across the savannah, where menacing hyenas await? Will the animal babies ever find their mothers, and the life-giving water they so need?