The story is set in a little village in England, Hampshire. The main characters are Billy, the Giraffe, the Pelly and the Monkey. The Giraffe, the Pelly and the Monkey spend all their money to open a business. But when the chafeour comes and reads The Grand Duke of Hampshire’s letter to them. After a while, they go to the Great Duke of Hampshire’s house. But when they start cleaning the windows, the Pelly notice’s a robber in the Duchess’s Room. The Pelly swoops in and catches him in his beak. Suddenly the robber starts shooting with his pistol while he’s in the Pelly’s beak so he could no longer hold water in his beak, so the Great Duke of Hampshire offered them to them to live with him forever only if they would always wash his windows.