Gwen is a homely young girl with no friends until she meets her neighbor, Zahara. She soon discovers Zahara has a secret. Zahara has a parrot that can grant wishes. She tells Gwen about her special friend and instructs her on how to acquire her own special companion. Unsure of the truthfulness of what she was told, Gwen goes home and follows Zahara\\\’s instructions. Soon, she receives her very own parrot. He can grant wishes too. He tells her to think hard, about what she wants her first wish to be. So she goes home to think about her wish. She decides she doesn\\\’t want beauty, because beauty wasn\\\’t everything. Then, she decides that she doesn\\\’t want to ask for riches, because money and wealth wasn\\\’t everything. The next day, she tells her parrot her wish. Even though her wish is a tall order, he grants her all her wish, because he wants her to love him, and she does. They become friends forever.