Sometimes adults need a helping hand. Luckily, Mr and Mrs Poppleton give birth to Alfie (real name: Squeaky Squawky Red-face Slurp-bottom). The Poppletons are utterly hopeless, and so Alfie has little choice but to take responsibility for the family., When he arrives at school it transpires the teachers are little better. Alfie can't help but think that there's a simple solution to some problems ...A celebration of precocious children and silly adults everywhere. High quality cream paper and a special easy to read font ensure a smooth read for all.