The stories follow the adventures of Jake and his friends. Jake learns to swim and be good at PE. The children have great fun creating an obstacle race and going on a nature trail.
Pippa used to work as a teacher and bookseller before turning her hand to writing books for both adults and children. As well as writing, Pippa tours the country visiting schools, libraries and attending literary festivals. She evens fits in a bit of adult tutoring from time to time.