Sparkle's life feels empty without music, so when she hears music coming from the forest she cannot help but follow it. Sparkle is sent to live with her Aunt Mildred in the middle of nowhere. Sparkle s radio is banned from the house. One day whilst playing outside Sparkle hears beautiful music coming from the forest. She goes in search of it but soon finds herself lost amongst the trees. She meets a songbird and a group of talking instruments, where she learns why her aunt has banned music. She returns home and persuades her Aunt to play the piano with her.