Jake the dog is a freindly whopper of a dog who lives in a horse chestnut tree in the woods.

Jake gives children rides on his enormas broad back. No matter how many children wanted to laugh on him he never grew tired. In the first one Mr Gum tries to poison Jake with bad meat soaked in rat poison.

In mr gum and the cherry tree jake gives polly a ride up the horse chestnut tree to infiltrate the cherry tree