It's Pippin's birthday and Auntie Mabel is cleaning the house and washing her kitchen floor to get ready for a party.
Auntie Mabel and Pippin fly in Auntie's airplane to find out where bread comes from; they visit a wheat field, a flour mill and a bakery where Auntie watches loaves being made.
Auntie Mabel digs a hole to plant a tree; she and Pippin watch phone cables being laid under the street; a visit to Wookey Hole caves and an entertaining story.
Auntie Mabel sorts out her garbage while Pippin picks up litter and puts it in the bin; Auntie takes some of her refuse to the paper, can and bottle banks, and shows how milk bottles are made from recycled clear glass.
When Pippin breaks a teapot that Auntie has been given as a present, the intrepid pair sets out in search of a new one; in the course of the quest, the two watch a potter working with clay on his potter's wheel.
Where paper comes from, and how it is used to make everyday items.
Auntie Mabel is getting ready to give some children a music lesson using wooden instruments; she makes some jam tarts using wooden utensils, and points out other things made of wood in her kitchen and living room.
Auntie Mabel and her dog fly home from a sunny day out to find it pouring rain; to make matters worse, Auntie falls in a puddle and has to repair the guttering around her house.
A strong gust of wind blows Auntie Mabel's party blouse off the line and Pippin the dog gives chase; Auntie washes her hair and tells Aesop's fable of the North Wind and the Sun.
It is night time at Auntie Mabel's house, and time for her to tell a story about Spikey the hedgehog, a regular visitor of her garden.
Auntie Mabel is moving to a new house and there are packing cases and boxes everywhere, inspiring her and Pippin to investigate their various uses; Pippin then decides to hide in the back of the moving van, along with the house keys.
Auntie Mabel hears water gushing in from the street and decides to save some water for the day just in case it is cut off.
Pippin the dog helps to plant daffodil bulbs in Lincolnshire, and joins in the Spalding Flower Parade.
Auntie Mabel finds some dandelions growing in her garden and tells the story of how they came to be there.
Auntie and Pippin collect some newly laid eggs from the hens; Auntie looks at her scrapbook in which she has pasted pictures of eggs of different sizes and colors; she and Pippin then fly off in their plane to visit an ostrich farm.
Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, visit an apple orchard in Kent to help with harvesting and sorting; they ride with the apples to market where they're bought by a shop owner and put on sale.
Auntie Mabel and Pippin go on a picnic and decide to visit a factory where blackcurrants are turned into cartons of juice.
Pippin the dog goes to the vet to have her teeth checked out.
Aunt Mabel flies to Seville in Spain to watch the orange harvest, then she visits a factory that makes the oranges into marmalade.
Auntie Mabel looks at different kinds of soap on sale in the supermarket and visits a factory where bars of soap are made from vegetable oil.
Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, fly in their spotty plane to a carrot farm, finding out how carrots grow from seed; Pippin helps with the harvest and Mabel sees the carrots washed, sorted and packed.
Auntie Mabel remembers the day she and Pippin visited a factory to see how brushes are made from coconut fibres, plastic and wood.
Auntie Mabel and her dog, Pippin, fly to Seathwaite Fell in their spotty plane to find out the history of graphite and pencils.
Auntie Mabel is knitting a blue jumper for her sister Eadie.
Auntie Mabel and Pippin the dog go shoe shopping for some Wellington boots, and visit a factory that makes them; she also tells a story about Martha the firefighter who couldn't get her boots off, and sings a song about different kinds of boots.
Auntie Mabel has the job of cleaning up Pippin the Dog's mess and putting it down the lavatory; the investigative pair is intrigued to find out where the dirty water goes, and so the two follow their noses to a sewage treatment plant to learn more.
Auntie Mabel and her dog Pippin find out how clay is used to make bricks.
Auntie Mabel and Pippin the dog find out how street lamps work, who repairs them, and how they are switched on and off; Auntie Mabel also tells a story about a Victorian lamplighter.
When they get home, Auntie Mabel writes a letter to Dora; she and Pippin find out about the postal system.
Auntie Mabel observes a mouse living in a hole in her kitchen wall, and feels inspired to go and visit the woods to see some other holes that are occupied by badgers, squirrels and woodpeckers.
Auntie Mabel is in a hurry to return some books to the library before it closes; she and Pippin get into their spotted airplane to fly there, but the plane won't start so they have to take the bus; in her hurry, Auntie Mable leaves Pippin on the bus.
Pippin and Auntie Mabel find out about the life cycle of the butterfly.
Auntie Mabel is looking after Bobbie, her sister Eadie's rabbit; Pippin the dog is sulking as Bobbie is getting all the attention, but they eventually make friends.
Auntie Mabel and Pippin look at freshwater fish and meet a fisherman and his dog; Auntie also tells the story of Bernard, the stickleback who looked after his brothers and sisters.
Auntie Mabel decides that her dog, Pippin, is making too much mess in the house and must move to a kennel in the garden; while outside, she finds a snail on the garden path and compares its shell to the size of a house.
Auntie Mabel is about to run a bath for Pippin the dog when she sees a spider.
Pippin the dog is surprised to find two geese swimming in Auntie Mabel's pond.