Eight-year-old Anu’s beloved grandfather, Bapu has brought the magic of India to the Pacific Northwest. Bird-watching together and sharing secrets, Anu and Bapu are inseparable. When Bapu suddenly dies in the forest, a piece of Anu goes with him.

But Anu knows that a whisper of Bapu has stayed behind. And once he decides to search for his grandfather’s spirit, Anu is a boy on a mission. He enlists the help of his loyal friends Izzy and Unger. From shaving his head to making up fortunes in the hope of becoming holier, Anu tries everything to bring back Bapu. Finally, the trio of friends voyages to the island of the Mystery Museum to consult the famous magician Karnak.