A brand new adventure, based on the world created by Jill Barklem but aimed at a younger audience with contemporary illustrations, and featuring the fearless Wilbur and his friend Primrose. There has been a flood in Brambly Hedge and Wilfred and Primrose are indoors playing hide-and-squeak with their new friends, Horace the Vole, and his baby sister, Sissy. Sissy is hiding inside a little basket boat, tied up outisde the front door. It's tiring work waiting to be found and Sissy soon falls asleep! just as the boat's rope comes loose! What can the hedgerow friends do to rescue little Sissy? An exciting adventure full of drama, warmth and charm.
Jill Barklem was born in Epping in 1951. After an accident when she was thirteen, Jill was unable to take part in PE or games at school and instead developed her talent for drawing and art. On leaving school, she studies illustration at St Martin's in London. Jill is now a full-time illustrator, working on the expanding series of books about the mice of Brambly Hedge. She lives in Epping, Essex.