The main characters in the story are Annie an Jack. They are trying to get a library book from China. At first they land in a tree and look out of the window and find a man watching cow. They think that China is a very peaceful pace but near the end of the story, Jack and Annie find out that the Dragon King is putting all of the books in a fire. So when they get to the palace they find that the emperor already started to burn some books. All of a sudden, they find the book they are looking for next to the emperor. Now, they have to try to get the book and get out of the castle, though the guards and return home safely.