Max and Ely are two little boys working hard to get the moon to stay in place. They send a rocket up to try to lasso it, they even try to scold it into submission. Each night the moon comes and goes, bringing closer the day that Ely must leave for the hospital.
The frazzled little bird jumps as the bell rings once again! They’ve had enough! They’re about to launch into a tirade when the mail delivery supervisor explains that their assistant, tortoise has made “a few mistakes.”