Miss Grimm is not pleased. Her new neighbor, Mr. Happy, has just moved in next door. He greets the sun each day. He works tirelessly in his garden. He even whistles to the birds. So much for peace and quiet! From her gloomy side of the fence, Miss Grimm knows one thing for certain: she does not want anything to do with Mr. Happy. But Mr. Happy knows something too: given kindness and patience, anything can grow–even a friendship with lonely Miss Grimm.