Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland.
THE WORLD IS FULL OF BABIES - human babies, baby bats, tiny tadpoles, playful puppies, downy chicks, piglets - babies of all sizes, shapes and colours. Some cry and others squeak, some sleep upside down.
Freddy loves being a frog! 'Ribbit, ribbit,' he says when anyone talks to him. It's great fun for a while, then everyone gets tired of Freddy and his antics. But he will not give it up. He is a frog and he will stay a frog. Until Polly comes up with a good idea …
Muckeen loves being dirty and muddy. And he loves his food. But when he is taken to market Muckeen does not like it at all! Still, Muckeen is a smart pig too and he finds a way out!