From the moment of his birth in the Great Smoky Mountains, a little bear named Wilbur knew he had many special gifts, including the gift of love and understanding for all creatures. But he soon discovered one talent that would change the course of his life and that of all the animals and people he would encounter. He was very happy in his forest home and had many friends among the woodland creatures, but he had a feeling that he had a mission that would take him far away. Meet Walker, the boy who would become his best human friend and learn how Walker sets him apart from other bears so he would be safe on his journey. Go down the road with Wilbur and see how he discovers the little band of animals he would soon call his buds. Join them on their journey of fun and adventure as they travel across this wonderful country on their quest to spread love and friendship to all they meet. Find out what happens when they come across a human who doesn't think they have good intentions. And remember, life's lessons are blessins' so share the experiences of Wilbur's buds and learn the lessons they learn along the way. See if you can use them in your own life!!