When C.W.’s mother goes into the hospital four hours away to have his little brother, he stays with his Mimi and Poopaw. Mimi and C. W’s aunt takes him to the zoo with his cousin. When C.W. throws a fit in the zoo, he realizes he did not make a good choice.
The next day when a big snowstorm suddenly hits Texas and the power goes out, C. W. and his Mimi must find their own fun. As they play games by candlelight and cook sandwiches in the fireplace, C. W. learns that making good choices is always better than making bad choices.
The Adventures of C. W. is the story of a little boy stranded at his grandparents’ house after a surprise snowstorm knocks out the power and provides him with a valuable life lesson about choices.