Sam loses a treasured memento he brought back from his trip to the beach. Sam finds a pretty stone on the beach that's too special to leave behind. It becomes a memento of that enjoyable day as well as a make-believe friend that fits in his pocket. Sam calls it, 'Skippy'. When Skippy goes missing, Detective Stella assures Sam that she'll find it. Her playful search for clues leads them to the laundry basket where Skippy is hiding in another pocket./Stella strikes a deal with a tree to get back Sam's toy airplane, stuck high in its branches. When Sam's toy airplane gets stuck high in a tree, he asks the tree to give it back. Acting as interpreter, Stella informs Sam that the tree wants to keep it. But the tree reconsiders when Stella offers to grant it three wishes. After scratching its bark, giving it an adventure and celebrating its birthday, the tree fulfils its side of the bargain.