In search of fame and fortune Donkey leaves her quiet life in the seaside village of Toco.
"I can feel it in my tail," she assures herself and her friend the blackbird when he warns her about the big world out there.
From Sangre Grande to Arima, fate delivers her to Stollmeyer's Farm of racehorses and a new life as "Millie".
Under the care and kindness of farmhand Emraj she finds a place of contentment, but will her grand dreams come true?
Readers will find, as Millie does, that patience and helpfulness can win the day and the best of friends.