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The mice of Brambly Hedge have been delighting adults and children alike for more than forty years. This delightful collection contains the first four classic picture books. The mice of Brambly Hedge have many adventures but they always have time for fun too. All through the year, they mark the seasons with feasts and festivities and, of course, the mice never miss an opportunity to meet and celebrate. This collection contains four classic stories following their adventures throughout the year. In Winter Story a heavy snowfall means the mice can hold a Snow Ball for the first time in years. In Autumn Story Primrose makes friends with the harvest mice before losing her way in the chestnut woods. Wilfred gets a birthday surprise in Spring Story, when all the mice club together to organise a fantastic picnic for him; and in Summer Story, Poppy Eyebright and Dusty Dogwood get engaged and a wonderful wedding is planned by all the mice of Brambly Hedge. Contains: Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, Winter Story.Show more
Five of the best-loved Christmas stories to get your little ones through the festive season. Welcome to Christmas Stories for Children, for age 5+ Five of the best-loved children's Christmas books for your little ones to enjoy during the festive season including beloved classics such as Mog's Christmas, Paddington and the Christmas Surprise and more . This audio download is a heritage rich collection showcasing some of the biggest characters in Childrens literature we all know and love. Compiled by HarperCollins Childrens Books, featuring Michael Bond, Judith Kerr, Michael Morpurgo, Emma Chichester Clark and Jill Barklem. Full of heart warming listening for all the family whether you're in the car on your way to loved ones at Christmas, or snuggled up at home on Christmas Day, Stories for Children is a must have this Winter. Playlist: Paddington and the Christmas Surprise by Michael Bond, read by Paul Vaughan Mog's Christmas by Judith Kerr, read by Geraldine McEwan and cast The Best Christmas Present in the World by Michael Morpurgo, read by Sam Hodges Melrose and Croc: Together at Christmas by Emma Chichester Clark, read by Emilia Fox BRAMBLY HEDGE: Winter Story by Jill Barklem, read by Jon Moffatt Copyright: PADDINGTON AND THE CHRISTMAS SURPRISE © 2008 HarperCollins Publishers (P) 2008 HarperCollins Publishers; MOG'S CHRISTMAS © 1976 Judith Kerr (P )2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE BEST CHRISTMAS PRESENT IN THE WORLD © 2010 HarperCollins Publishers (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publisher; MELROSE AND CROC: TOGETHER AT CHRISTMAS © 2005 Emma Chichester-Clark (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; BRAMBLY HEDGE: WINTER STORY © 1980 Jill Barklem (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers LimitedShow more
Twelve of the best-loved children's book stories to get your little ones through the longest journeys this summer. Worried about how to keep your little ones occupied this Summer? . . . Worry no more with this compilation of twelve of the best-loved children's stories. Two hours of audio fun to keep your children entertained on even the longest journeys - keeping at bay the dreaded question, ARE WE THERE YET? Featuring some of the biggest names in children's stories - Michael Morpurgo, Oliver Jeffers, Michael Bond and Jill Barklem - this collection has it all. Full of laughter, and tonnes of fun. A must-have for the Summer Holidays. Playlist: Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Bears and Goldilocks) - read by Victoria Wood Michael Bond: PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU - read by Paul Vaughan Michael Morpurgo: DOLPHIN BOY - read by Jot Davies Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (The Three Billy Goats Gruff) - read by Victoria Wood Ian Whybrow: LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? - read by Griff Rhys Jones Oliver Jeffers: THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY - read by Jim Broadbent Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin) - read by Victoria Wood Jenny Valentine: IGGY AND ME (And in my Suitcase I Put) - read by Charlotte Stevens S. A. Wakefield: THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) - read by Nicholas Osmond Jill Barklem: BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY - read by John Moffatt Jonathan Langley: NURSERY TALES (Little Red Riding Hood) - read by Victoria Wood Michael Bond: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE - read by Jim Broadbent Copyright: PADDINGTON AND THE MARMALADE MAZE © 2009 Michael Bond (P) 2009 HarperCollins Publishers; DOLPHIN BOY © 2010 Michael Morpurgo (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers; IGGY AND ME (AND IN MY SUITCASE I PUT) © 2009 Jenny Valentine (P)2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; BRAMBLY HEDGE: SUMMER STORY © 1980 Jill Barklem (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; NURSERY TALES (Rumpelstiltskin, The Three Bears and Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood and The Three Billy Goats Gruff) © 2011 Jonathan Langley (P) 2011 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE INCREDIBLE BOOK EATING BOY © 2006 Oliver Jeffers (P) 2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; PADDINGTON: THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE BEAR FROM PERU © 2007 HarperCollins Publishers Limited (P) 2010 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; THE ADVENTURES OF BOTTERSNIKES AND GUMBLES (Running Down to the Beach) © 2016 S. A. Wakefield (P) 2016 HarperCollins Publishers Limited; LITTLE WOLF AND SMELLYBREFF: WHAT'S THE TIME, LITTLE WOLF? © 1980 Ian Whybrow (P) 2013 HarperCollins Publishers LimitedShow more
Step into the exquisite miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book.It was summer and Primrose woke knowing that it was going to be a very special day. The sun was already warm and a light breeze stirred the leaves and branches of Brambly Hedge. It was a perfect day for an adventure.Leaving the hedge behind, Dusty, Poppy, Primrose and Wilfred set off downstream in Dusty's boat the Periwinkle, on a journey that would take them all the way down to the sea. But it wasn't all plain sailing, and the mice had an important mission to fulfil before they could return to Brambly Hedge...Show more
Step into the exquisite, miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. It is Midwinter's Eve and the mice of Brambly Hedge are very busy. This evening, after dark, they will all be gathering round a blazing fire for the traditional midwinter celebrations. A grand entertainment is planned and Primrose and Wilfred have chosen to recite a poem. They go up to the attics to rehearse in pace and quiet but there are so many things to look at and places to explore, it is hard to concentrate. And when they stumble upon a dusty staircase, all thoughts of practising are put aside...Show more
Step into the exquisite, miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. Wilfred woke early. It was his birthday. He had lots of lovely presents, but the best one was a surprise... Mr Apple had organised a secret celebration picnic and all the mice of Brambly Hedge were invited. There was so much to carry. Poor Wilfred got very tired as he lurched and bumped his way along the grassy track. What was it Mrs Apple had said was in his hamper? Knives? Sandwiches? They were certainly heavy! When they finally arrived, Wilfred was allowed to open up the hamper and there he found the best treat of all...Show more
Step into the exquisite miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. It was the middle of winter and very, very cold. The mice of Brambly Hedge forecasted snow. And they were right. In the morning they awoke to find their doors and windows hidden behind deep drifts. There hadn't been snow like this for years. 'There's enough for a Snow Ball!' cried the mice with glee, and set to work in the time-honoured way to make an Ice Hall for the festivities. The little mice watched wide-eyed as all the preparations were made. Then at last everything was ready, and the Ball could begin...Show more
Step into the miniature world of the hedgerow in this beautiful new edition of this classic picture book, following a summer in the lives of the mice of Brambly Hedge. It was such a hot summer. They sky was deep blue and the sun never faltered. All along Brambly Hedge, the mice did their best to keep cool. Poppy Eyebright sought refuge in the mossy shadows of the mill wheel; Dusty Dogwood took to walking by the banks of the cooling stream. Dusty and Poppy spent more and more time together, so no one was at all surprised when they announced their engagement. They decided on a very unusual setting for the wedding ceremony, but even they didn't realise just how unusual it was prove to be!Show more
Step into the exquisite miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. Bad weather is on the way and the autumn stores are still not gathered in! Quickly, all the mice of Brambly Hedge set to work to finish the harvesting before the rain begins. Primrose, Lord Woodmouse's daughter, meant to help, but somehow she daydreamed her way over the cornfield and into the Chestnut Woods, and before she knew it, she was lost. The sun went down, the wind rose and it began to rain. Primrose was all alone in the dark and she was frightened. Poor Primrose, would she find her way home again?Show more
Step into the exquisite, miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic picture book. It is the very end of autumn and Flax and Lily are busy making blankets for the voles in the High Hills. Mr Apple has to deliver the blankets to them before the cold weather sets in and Wilfred Toadflax is eager to go along. He is convinced there is gold to be found in the hills beyond Brambly Hedge and this is his chance to discover it. Everything goes to plan until Wilfred scrambles up a rock face and can't get down. The mist begins to rise and soon Mr Apple and Wilfred are engulfed in a thick white fog, unable to find their way home...Show more
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