A collection of animated short films,each with a birthday theme. Featuring stories from best-loved children's writers and illustrators such as Shirley Hughes,Helen Oxenbury,Allan Ahlberg and Michael Foreman,and voiced by Joss Ackland,Lynda Bellingham,Bernard Cribbins,Alison Steadman and Johnny Morris. Episodes Comprise: 'Badger's Bring-Something Party','It's My Birthday','The Trouble With Jack','How Many Days Until My Birthday?','Elephant Pie','Bear's Surprise' and 'Surprise! Surprise!'.