The film follows four-year-old Amelie Gledhill as she is about to start school near her home in Halifax. But she's no bigger than a baby, and has to have her school uniform specially made to fit her tiny frame. She was born with Russell Silver Syndrome, a genetic disorder which limits her growth. Her parents, Anne and Jon, are deeply worried about what the future holds for Amelie. This follows the family as they desperately seek ways to help Amelie to live a normal life.