Florence the hedgehog loves the summer, she loves the spring and the autumn too. She doesn’t know about the winter because she’s never seen it. On the night before she’s meant to go to bed for her long winter sleep, she decides to wants to play out with the squirrels just a little bit longer. They go deep into the forest and ignore the other animals’ warnings. But when she’s faced with danger itself, Florence decides that home is where she wants to be.
A sweet and gentle story about the dangers of not doing as you are told and how running off can get you into all sorts of trouble. The illustrations are cute and the text is straightforward. Nothing new here but anxious children will appreciate the happy ending.