In this tale, a donkey, a dog, a cat, and a rooster have all become too old to be useful on their farms. They decide to go on a journey to Bremen together where they will all become musicians. Along the way, they find a home that has been robbed! The animals use all of their power to sing and frighten the robbers away. After doing their good deeds, the animals make it to Bremen where they succeed in the dream of becoming famous musicians. While young readers will enjoy the amusing illustrations, they will also take away an important lesson: It's never too late to follow your dreams!