In the North of England, the River Ouse lazily snakes it way through the city of York. Just outside the city walls a little boy named Alfie lives with his family. Alfie, who has just turned eight, loves to ride his bike all around the woods and streams near his home.
One day, Alfie's mother runs out of milk to make pancakes for the family breakfast. Despite the fact that the shops are further away than he has ever been on his own, Alfie volunteers to go and get the milk, and save the day.
Let's see how his journey goes.