The lives of a donkey, a dog, a cat and a rooster are turned upside-down when they are abandoned by their owners. Do not fear, however, as these remarkable animals use their wit and sheer determination to get themselves out of their ominous situation. Discover how they use music to save themselves. * Topaz/ Band 13 books offer longer and more demanding reads for children to investigate and evaluate. * Text type - A play based on a traditional German folktale. * Curriculum links - Music: Animal magic - Exploring descriptive sounds; Art and Design: Portraying relationships; Citizenship: Animals and us.