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Winter Story

Brambly Hedge
Narrated by: John Moffatt
Length: 15 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 5-7
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Summary

Step into the exquisite miniature world of the mice of Brambly Hedge in this beautiful new edition of the classic 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.…

©1980 Jill Barklem (P)2014 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

Critic reviews

"…the most research-crammed fantasy ever set before small children…" ( Sunday Times Magazine)
" Spring Story, Summer Story, Autumn Story, and Winter Story are beautiful tales…nostalgic Mums can enjoy them with their own kids." ( The Sun, Natasha Harding)

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