According to the calendar, the year is going to be plagued by a drought. Pik, a teen Mayan boy, scoffs at this prediction and mutters "do the gods have nothing better to do than torment us?" He also states to his friends that if he were the head priest he would tell "Chac (the rain god) to get to work!". Chac hears him and snatches up to the heavens. Chac and Pik then decide to play each other in a game of pok-a-tok. If Pik wins, Chac will let the rain fall.
Beautiful cut out illustrations!
-Borrowed from the library.