The magic of the Wombles is brought to life in this fresh new series for younger readers. Great Uncle Bulgaria has some important news - Cousin Yellowstone is coming from America to visit the Wimbledon burrow. It is his birthday and they are going to have a party. Cousin Yellowstone always has exciting stories to share and the Wombles can't wait for him to arrive. They quickly start tidying the Common, all except Orinoco who is thinking about something much more important - the very special birthday cake that Madame Cholet is baking! But when the party starts and the giant Blackberry Magnifique is revealed, Orinoco is nowhere to be found. Where could he be? This warm and funny story featuring Orinoco, one of the cheekiest and most-loved Wombles, is perfect for today's younger readers.
This is Book 6 in the The Wombles Series. See all The Wombles books here.
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