The new house in the country needs fixing.Father is hammering, Mother is sewing, Matthew is painting, and Adam is chopping.But four-year-old Tony isn't doing anything, because they won't let him help."You are too small," they all say ... or so they think.So, with his dog at his side, Tony goes for a walk in the woods and decides that he will work on his own project.And that is exactly what he does - with mud and water, leaves and grass, trees and pebbles, and stones.Tony works the whole day long, and what he does will delight his readers as much as it excites his family.

About the Author: Alan Arkin is an Oscar-nominated and Tony-award winning actor, director, and writer.Alan has authored six books for children, including The Lemming Condition, which was chosen for inclusion in the White House library.