Five exquisitely written stories about a contemporary sprite, by an award-winning author. Ruby Red is a lively and modern little sprite – a-do-it-yourself, solve-everything kind of a child in a miniature world. She and her friends inhabit an enchanting and pastoral dwelling close to the River Weedwater. Meet the Gargoyle, who only likes striking six o-clock; Floyd, the Mechanical Wonder Horse – put out to pasture from the fairground; Firecracker Fly, fearsome pirate who sails the Weedwater on the good ship Fly-By-Night; Columbine, Cluck, and Crinkle – the hens who love worms and… skating; Grandma Samphire who lives on an island and windmill dweller Sweet Grandpa William, who hates to wash his socks. Five enchanting stories in one book from this prize-winning author.