Tippy the penguin has a problem. His feet are too big! He's always caught out first when he plays hide-and-seek with his friends because his toes poke out. Finally he loses his temper and stomps off to the edge of the ice, closing his eyes and covering his ears so he can't see or hear his friends. Then the ice breaks away Tippy is swept away into the bay. With his eyes shut and his ears covered up, he has encounters he doesn't even kw about - but the ice beneath his feet is slowly melting Then Tippy's big flat feet save the day and turn him into a hero - the penguin who invented surfing!