He finds her "as beautiful as a cut-out piece of heaven" and does everything to attract her attention. He paints hearts on trees, but Butterfly thinks it is more messy. He knits a coat for Butterfly, but she thinks it is just like an egg warmer. Finally, he builds a very high house for her, but Butterfly has a fear of heights, then he gives up, cuts everything together and puts the fire in. Butterfly finds the clouds of the fire very beautiful and declares bear her love.
Annemarie van Haeringen received the "Gouden Penseel" in 2005 for this book.