An absolute picture book classic - the tale of one village's ingenious solution to an invasion of wasps!
One hot summer in Itching Down,
Four million wasps flew into town.
What are the villagers going to do about this noisy, nasty nuisance of a swarm? Make a giant jam sandwich - that's what!
“Sometimes the simplest ideas really are the best, and this story is wonderfully simple: an English country village is invaded by wasps (four million of the beggars) and so the residents come up with a plan to solve this problem that even the A-Team would have been impressed with. The word classic is often overused, but in this case I feel that it is thoroughly deserved.”
“One of the great charms of this book is in the depiction of the characters and following them through the story.”
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