When the sun made a golden star on the cracked window, Sam knew it was time to expect Thomas. Thomas lived in the tall grand house on the hill. Thomas had two cows in the barn, twenty-five sheep, a bicycle with a basket, and a jungle-gym on the lawn. But most important of all, Thomas believed every wood Sam said. At the same time every day Thomas rode his bicycle down the hill to Sam’s house and begged to see her baby kangaroo.