Farthing Wood is invaded by men with bulldozers and the animals and birds know they have to flee. They must escape to a far-off nature reserve. But the journey is long and hard and not even Fox, their brave and intelligent leader, is prepared for the dangers that lie ahead.
A World War II drama in which Popsicle leaves his home in the Scilly Islands to travel around the world when his wife leaves him, taking their young son with her. The story is continued many years later when Popsicle is an elderly man. Published in hardback in 1998.