The Robilliard family visit the North Show on Guernsey in the summer holidays. They have entered some food into the show, and they have made a flower float to enter into the Battle of the Flowers. The children enjoy the shelter skelter, watch the majorettes and generally enjoy what the show has to offer. They realise very quickly that P’tit Jean pouque is a donkey and causing a lot of mischief at the show. At the end of the story the little donkey eats the flowers on their float but comes up with a solution that allows them still to enter the competition.