No Carrots for Dink
Dink, the hungry Donkey, tries to steal Billy, the goat’s, thistles. But he eats Billy’s beard by mistake! The other animals hold a Council to decide what to do.
Claudia, the Cow, thinks ‘Council’ has something to do with cow. So she goes off to Cyril, the Squirrel to have a beauty treatment.
Meanwhile Scroggins, the Bear, and Gruntlet, are trying to steal honey from the bees. More
Dink, the donkey wakes up feeling grumpy. He hasn't anything to eat for breakfast at home, so goes to see Mrs Rabbit in case she has anything to spare. But he mistakes her bell-pull for a carrot and chokes. She pulls on the bell rope while Gruntlet, the piglet, pulls on Dink's tail. Suddenly, the carrot comes out and Dink sits on Gruntlet.
Next day, Dink finds he hasn't anything for lunch, so he goes off to find some grass. But Claudia, the cow has eaten it all. So he goes to see Billy, the goat, and finds him eating thistles. Dink, of course, joins in. Their nose meet, and Dink finds he's eaten Billy's beard. Billy snatches it back, and goes off to ask the other animals to hold a council.
Dink goes to see if Claudia has any grass left. She is munching away and humming and burping happily, but hasn't any extra grass. Dink calls her 'a mean old cow', and thinks the council should make a law to provide him with food. Claudia doesn’t understand really, and thinks 'council' might have something to with cow'. So she goes to Cyril, the Squirrel's, hairdressing shop to make herself look beautiful. Billy is there complaining.
Next day is the council meeting. Claudia thinks she's important. The animals can't decide what to do about Dink, so they ask Claudia, who hasn't been paying attention because she's been playing with the baby rabbits. She has to do some quick thinking.
One day, Claudia overhears Mrs Rabbit telling the young ones about God. She gets the wrong idea and thinks she must be God herself. She makes up a little hymn, only she calls is a hum. Mrs Grunt tells her off and demands a miracle. Claudia thinks quickly and tells her it's the wrong day for miracles.
Another day, Scroggins, the bear, fancies some honey, but the bees won't give him any. He goes to see if Gruntlet has any ideas. Gruntlet is sunbathing, and only has little ideas anyway. But he suggests floating up into the honey tree with a balloon. Good idea, but it goes wrong. Gruntlet holds the string, but starts to float upward; Scroggins grabs at Gruntlet's swimsuit but pulls it off. The balloon bursts in the tree, and Gruntlet falls on top of Scroggins.
But Scroggins doesn’t give up, and the bees defend their honey. They divebomb him. Claudia, who is also sunbathing gets divebombed too. She holds up her pillow and the bees stick in it. Claudia gets Scroggins to put some lemonade on her bee stings, but he keeps licking it off because he likes lemonade. Claudia takes pity on the bees, and sucks them out through a straw. But one gets up her nose until she swallows a lot of lemonade, and it pops out when she does a whole lot of bubbleburps.
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