The book is about a boy and his best friend; a dog, his parents and their daily ordeal whilst living on a farm in rural Moore Town. It is of course, fictional, but can be attested by many of whom, have experienced this kind of upbringing, especially for those in rural Jamaica; away from the hustle and bustle of the city life. It showcased, how neighbors interacted on a daily basis, how love can be shown in many ways; that life doesn’t have to be filled with restraint of uncertainty; malice, strife and a sense of inferiority. It was humble beginnings; where a child learned at an early age about responsibilities and the consequences of not following through with them. It expresses the warmth of people, especially when you need them the most, you don’t have to ask; they simply fall right in. It doesn’t matter what the case might be, just know it will be done; with a heartfelt smile.
The book reflects a simpler time; Moore Town residents are perceived as an extended family, whom has wholesome family values that others tried emulate.