Colin is small. His mother refuses to let him play outside unless he is wrapped in a big fluffy ball of cotton wool. But, the cotton wool attracts the attention of every fierce creature imaginable! After a day of being flung, pecked and chased, Colin returns without his cotton wool. He is ready to tell his mother that he can look after himself.
Jeanne Willis is one of our best-loved authors of children's books, and also writes for television and video companies. She has two young children. Tony Ross is one of the UK's top children's book illustrators, whose books are published all over the world.