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Bryan taking care of Molly's Bino's that Herbie pinches often!!
Banning Dex from the tractor
Banning Herbie and Don from the Spitfire
Banning Dex from the boats at Marble Head, Massachusetts, New England, America
This is the first book in a long series of donkey adventures inspired by author H Claire Fretwell's childhood which was spent with her grandparents. Meet Herbie, a greedy donk (donkey), Fran his sweetheart, Molly, the map expert, Hesta, the financial whizzkid and Fancy Nancy who is never dull, together with other character donks.
What does Herbie have in common with Claire's beloved grandfather, Bert?
Why would Claire and Aunty Nancy be having the time of their life?!
Who swooped Grandpa Bert and his friend Mr.Eric Hills ice cream?
Claire's Gran does NOT miss a trick! What bedtime stories did Claiire like best when she was a little girl and now she is 57 years old?!
Who does Master Farmer Bryan catch red handed? Why are the miniature donkeys naughty?
Why are a big bunglaow, a pack of cards and a donkey who rings a bike bell and Miss Illawalla linked?
What comes in handy? In vast amounts.
Why will the damsons be gone by Monday?
Master Farmer, Bryan knows donkeys and Shetlands. Why does Herbie call Hilary Hunter Horse a nitwit and Polly a timewaster.
Hesta wants to charge Silas Fox B&B rates and Herbie reforms him with some pomegranate bubble bath. Why does Herbie go off in a huff? Why is a black cat not lucky for Polly; but a marmalade cat is OK for Hesta?
How did the Donks avoid bad luck on Friday 13th?
The Donks have jitters with a FAKE donkey. Intriguing reactions!
Dinky dreams of being a cartoon Donk. Fancy Nancy wants to dress up in fancy dress while Herbie dreams of pineapple husks and the beach.
One day the Donk's fantasies are realised and they travel to Lancashire and America.
Read more adventures from turkeys and trains to Texas and shoes.
The is the 2nd book in the donkeytails4u series by H Claire Fretwell.
The donks never keep a low profile - what is irresistible and why do they make a din?!
Herbie is NOT into rats; Fran forewarns him to avoid answering machines that prattle on for too long and options.
Fancy Nancy - sits cross legged on a high stool - her seat of learning!
The donks go on holiday to the Lancashire seaside; but, don't want cold toast or a mattress with broken springs, so where do they stay? Why do they build two sandcastles?
Why is Dingles, an ancient donkey, given four apples? Why is he so special to Claire and her Grandparents, Aunt Nancy and Uncle Rick and Mr and Mrs Hill.
Why do the younger donks need lessons by rope? How does the radio help the donks wangle out of a rigid timetable?
Why have Fran, Dinky, Fancy Nancy and Polly swooned?!
Herbie refuses to be a Kentucky Pacer and Hesta wishes for a tree house with wide steps.
The donks have freedom if they toe the line when necessary - and drift off with their pig friends watching their antics with mud.
Does Peter Boar have pulling power?!
Why do the donks wear high viz jackets?
Daph's pink wellies save the day!
Why do the donks need a hot drink to warm their cockles?
The donks realise they can NOT be highwayman/women - donk style on a regular basis.
No 3 - Dithering Donks
- Donks Do Damage.
- Dirty Donk Disasters.
- Dashing Donks.
- Donks, Daisies, Dandelions And Delphiniums.
- Digging Donks.
- Donks And The Dovecotes.
- Donks Talk The Hind Leg Off A Donkey.
- Donks Discoveries.
- Dithering Donks.
- Plus colouring section
The is the 3rd book in the donkeytails4u series by H Claire Fretwell.
Why do the donks talk a hind leg off a donkey?!!
Certainly, NOT everyione likes Herbie's booming eeeeyore!!!!
Some of the donks visit a quirky dovecote - Herbie becomes in a spin watching the doves flying around attempting to imitate their cooing.
Dex is fascinated with the English mail and when Molly wriggles and undoes gate latches - the donks raid the pastman's van in search of boxes and valentines!
"There is never a DULL moment with the donks around"
Why does Molly scratch 'no wash' in the soil?
The donks vote against Claire and Bryan helps the donks cause mayhem!!
"No one loses; but no one wins!!"
A sponge is the compromise! Bryan tells Claire, "the donks have seen it all before - they have become blase"
Instead of watching the straw delivery; where do they go?!
A lesson to close the windoes and not let out emptying smells.
Claire and Bryan resort to opening a tin for tea.
How do the donks make Cliare happy and send their love?
Why does Mickey Mole shriek "I know I am a mole?"
Herbie digs for moles and meets Merti Mole with his musical instrument - a twig!
An uneasy truce is reached.
Herbie values peace and quiet - his voice and his drums and fine - my din NOT others din Walter Woodpecker is obliging and drums elsewhere.
Dinky, Fran, Hesta dislike the ivy, why?
The donks meet new friends Hope and Homer Hedgehogs.
Fran wants to blow the cobwebs away; but the donks resist as they are in a dither! Why?
How does Fancy Nancy become hidden!!
A boneless, shapeless spook startles Hesta!
Fran runs rings around the sheep to help useless, Murray sheepdog's assistant.
How do the donks endure the ordeal of the dentist visit? Only Master Farmer, Bryan can control the situation; but, Allergy Dpecialist, Claire is most popular! Why?
DULL Dorothea is BORED sticking up a piece of wood in the air? Does anyone dance a jig around the maypole with the Swedish flag?
The donks are dedicated when Claire slips and then Claire meets a donk who is NOT DULL and an appealing Jack donk on a day out that cause more than a diversion!
The donks are hilarious about the moon and the starts - Fran is NOT convinced there is no man and wants to see ladies on the moon.
Polly loses interest as there are no donkeys.
Fancy Nancy wants to sing on Pluto and model on Neptune!
Hesta sees sense? Pooh-pooing fantasy. "It's too far to go and meet one man; Neil and NOT meet the man on the moon or any ladies and just to see a prickly pear!!"
Herbie thinks some of the donks have their heads in the clouds!!
Dinky had fallen asleep with stars in her eyes!
Christmas is without glitter razzmatazz - Heribie does NOT understand mistletoe and the donks get excited by a cardboard box.
Herbie is boiling and tries to flog bubble bath to pigs when the donks go for a dip in their pond.
No 5 - Donks Ding Dong Do's!
- Drawing Donks.
- Donks And The Daddy Long Legs And The Dung Beetles.
- Donks Distort – See Double.
- Donks Ding Dong Do’s.
- Donks Drop In To A Dilapidated Spud Farm.
- Distracted Donks.
- Donks Dock.
- Donks Drop Into A Dilapidated Turkey Farm.
- Donks Do Well At Displays.
- Plus colouring section
Why is Herbie told to lighten up and that he is acting as a stuffed shirt?!!
Who is Dreadful Man!!
Molly becomes a pin up and is in a fluster!
The pigs introduce the donks to daddy long legs, who giggle at Herbie! Why?
Dolores Hereford Cow doesn't reckon much to dung beetles; although the eggs are hatched in cow pats that resemble pancakes. Neither does Herbie or Fancy Nancy.
Herbie is disorientated with his ears when he views them in a mirror - Molly wants to communicate in morse code -- send signals with our ears as flags.
Shadows are the last straw for Herbie - why?!
Herbie does NOT want to burgle the midnight feast with the badgers but does NOT take to their grub!
Molly is relieved name tags are worn as she thought she would drop a clanger!
A visit to a spud farm - why does Herbie nearly jump out of his skin?!
Herbie bellows with laughter at the thought of having a battle with a moth; but, the bats are beyond training!
What makes the donks sweat and their eyes stream when they dock and Hesta feels she has a hot flush?
Even Herbie wonders about the widsom of a farm that grows snapdragons; but this is where the turkeys live - why is he a hit?!
Who are the gatecrashers on the way to the agricultural show and who has the best display?
Herbie becomes a renowned food judge with Osbert Pig proudly hanging on to every word!!
Herbie is NOT sure why he should go on retreat?
I have NOT EEEEEYORED recently!!
Dex is realistic.
"We usually cause a disturbance!"
"Adventures" Herbie maintains.
Dex argues with Molly over table manners.
"You are stuffy with too many rules and fuss"
He queries cutlery, napkins, puddings and much more!!!
Does he comply?
A passer by on a bike flees - they won't dunk his coconut doughnuts.
Bonfire night is sparkly - no one is a Yankee witch as it would be too far to fly and they could sink in the ocean.
Fancy Nancy wants a rocket. Herbie is focused on how many toffee apples while Don wonders if he can pull off being a ghost; but, what happens to the pumpkins?!
Herbie is restless at the reservoirs listening to Hermonie Heron lecture and wants to eat lots of blue berries on Longridge Fell, whereas Dex can't make out his reflection.
The donks explore Brock Bottom. Herbie eats garlic and Fancy Nancy plays Herbie sticks on Walmsley Bridge. Who wins?
Every donk expresses an opinion whether Herefordshire or Lancashire is best??
Find out the donks weakness and why all scruples fly out of the window!