Bright and energetic, Tove has dreams of someday going to space to explore new planets, but only a lucky few are fit for space exploration. Tove might boss around her little brother, but she cares about him very deeply.
Dag loves games and fairness, especially when he's the one who isn't getting fair treatment. Dag has struggled for years to catch up with his older sister, in both games and life, but two years can really give a girl an edge over her younger brother.
Dad, AKA "Dr. Fortinbras Sterling," is a professor at the Little Reading Institute for Science. Dr. Sterling is an expert in biology with a particular love of botany. He frequently takes walks through the woods to collect samples, taking his family with him to "bond with nature."
Cranberry is a big ole dog. He's the biggest old dog that ever did be.