High in the mountains of the Sichuan province of China, a ten year old mute orphan boy, Lu, rescues a lost panda cub separated from its mother. As Lu struggles to protect the cub from trappers, the two form a unique connection. He names the panda cub Pang Pang or "Chubby" and gradually, finds the confidence to speak again. When the cub is captured, Lu is forced to choose between his new companion and helping Pang Pang find its way home. Discover the true meaning of friendship in this moving story of a boy touched by the love of a panda cub.