The island shows the family the wonders of life at sea. Colourful fish dart in the waves and birds swoop in the sky. Island life is full of the unexpecte d. The i sland protects the family against all kinds of dangers, from tropical storms to arctic snow. Menacing animals lurk underwater, too. The island has its own secret, too. Eventually, the family is rescued. And there’s a heart - warming surprise when the little girl says farewell to the large kind turtle – the real island - whose shell has provided the family with their happy island home.