The book narrates the story of a gnome endowed with a gift no other gnome has: a wonderful singing voice and the ability to create new songs. In addition, he’s got plenty of good friends and all he needs for living. He’s a happy gnome. However, once he spots a golden ring, a golden crown and a golden cart, all is going to change… Tony must learn that friends and joyful singing are beyond all the gold of this world. A clasically structured fairy tale with gorgeous, poetic illustrations by Petr Sís and text by the Swiss writer Max Bolliger has been published in many languages and won success with little readers all around the world.