Pordy is a hesitant little porcupine, afraid of the big forest that is her home. Learning to climb trees, searching for food, and keeping an eye out for other hungry animalsb"everything seems scary to Pordy, and shebd just as soon stick close to her mother. But the day comes when itbs her mother whobs scared and needs help! With dogs at her tail and pouring rain drenching her prickly coat, little Pordybs bravery is put to the test. Can Pordy face her fears and rescue her mother.