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...
About the Author
Jill Barklem spent five years on research before she started to write her stories about the mice of Brambly Hedge.
Her interest in natural history and traditional rural customs and crafts has spilled over into these chronicles of hedgerow life.
She lives with her husband and children near Epping Forest in England.
"...the most researched-crammed fantasy ever set before small children..." Sunday Times Magazine
Series: Brambly Hedge
For Ages: 3 - 6 years old
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: February 1984
Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS UK
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 15.1
Weight (kg): 0.17