Doña Flor is a giant lady who lives in a tiny village in the American Southwest. Flor loves to read, and she can often be found reading aloud to the children.
One day, all the villagers hear a terrifying noise: it sounds like a huge animal bellowing just outside their village. Everyone is afraid, but not Flor. She wants to protect her beloved neighbors, so she sets off for the highest mesa to find the creature. Soon Flor discovers the small secret behind that great big noise.