Spider Sparrow is abandoned as a baby and brought up by a kindly shepherd and his wife, surrounded by animals who love and trust him. But nothing in life comes easy.
AMBROSE FOLLOWS HIS NOSE
Ambrose may seem like an ordinary rabbit, but he has the most extraordinary sense of smell. He can detect any aroma from sweets to kittens - and even niffy foxes! He lives with his family in a hutch and is visited every day by Biddy, who is desperate to take him home to be her pet - if only her mum and dad would let her. Biddy trains Ambrose to become a tracker rabbit - which comes in very handy when Ambrose's little sister, Roly, goes missing. But when Biddy's family find themselves in real danger, can Ambrose's sensitive nose save the day?
THE CUCKOO CHILD
Jack thinks his father's geese would make perfect foster parents for his ostrich eggs. But what will they make of a giant son who sinks when he should swim and runs faster than any bird on earth?
Emily the spider seems exactly the same as all her brothers and sisters, until she races for the Spider Sports, when they discover she has ten legs instead of eight. They accuse her of being a cheat, and she is catapulted from the web. After being swallowed by a vacuum cleaner, she meets another spider, James, who befriends her.
George looks like an ordinary baby but his sister, Laura, soon discovers he is extraordinary.
The animals of Godhanger Wood live in fear of the cruel gamekeeper, but the mysterious bird Skymaster sees all and soon a deadly battle of wills begins.
Max the hedgehog lives with his family on the wrong side of the road from the park. The road is very busy but Max notices that humans manage to cross it quite easily. He decides to try to find a safe way to reach the park but his first attempt results in a bump on the head, after which his words are all mixed up when he speaks.
THE MAGIC CARPET SLIPPERS
When Mr Sloggett discovers that his slippers are magical he wants to keep them a secret. Then something awful happens and only a hero with super powers can save the day.
On Zeta's tenth birthday she finds something that changes her life - a merman swimming in the far north of Scotland. The two become friends and a heart-warming story begins.
A MOUSE CALLED WOLF
Wolfgang Amadeus is a mouse with a talent for singing. His beautiful voice leads him into making a very special new friend.
When his wife and children leave home, A.P.E. Spring-Russell, known as 'Ape', decides to share his huge stately house with some animals.
PHILIBERT THE FIRST AND OTHER STORIES
A boy who eats sausages for every meal; a baby girl who mows the grass by eating it and a four year old at school who knows as much as the Headmaster.
Evan loves the Roundhill and believes it is a magical place. One summer he meets Alice, a mysterious girl who loves the Roundhill as much as he does!
When Saddlebottom, the piglet, runs away from home his life becomes a series of unexpected events.