In Tuck Everlasting Mae Tuck's special object is her music box. Her music box plays a very distinctive and memorable melody. Winnie's grandmother refers to it as the music of the elves in the forest. The box becomes the clue the man in the yellow suit uses when tracking down Winnie and the Tuck family. Her music box is seen again at the end of the novel. Mae and Tuck have returned to Treegap in 1950 to see how the town has changed and to check on Winnie. Finding that Winnie has died and that the fresh water spring has been demolished, they decide to keep raveling. As the couple drives away, the music from her music box plays for them.