Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape
By (author) Emily Bearn
Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape by Emily Bearn
Book DescriptionIt's The Borrowers meets The Wind in the Willows. Enter the world of Tumtum and Nutmeg for a wonderfully enchanting story full of warmth and humour. Tumtum and Nutmeg are enjoying a quiet life in Nutmouse Hall, when General Marchmouse comes to stay. The General has a new pogo stick and is looking for adventure. Recklessly, he bounces out of Nutmouse Hall and into Rose Cottage - the home of the Mildews. He takes Lucy's doll's house under siege with the help of some toy soldiers and takes a ride on Arthur's train set. He makes a terrible mess and Lucy and Arthur think a bad fairy has come ...Tumtum and Nutmeg have to take the General under house arrest to stop his bad behaviour, but the General plots his escape. Events spiral and the General is taken by Arthur and Lucy and imprisoned in their school! General Marchmouses's reputation as an officer and a gentlemouse is about to change! Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape is a miniature masterpiece that will be loved by generations to come. Emily Bearn's distinctive, classic writing style and Nick Price's delightful illustrations combine to make this series a future classic. The Times said: 'Bearn's style is as crisp and warm as a home-baked biscuit.'
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405238960
(178mm x 120mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Egmont Books Ltd
Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Emily Bearn
Tumtum & Nutmeg, Paperback / softback (February 2013)
In three delightful new adventures, Tumtum and Nutmeg prove that big heroes come in tiny packages.
Tumtum and Nutmeg: A Seaside Adventure, Paperback (April 2010)
Tumtum and Nutmeg are leaving the confines of Nutmouse Hall and voyaging on their most challenging adventure yet... at the seaside. Arthur and Lucy are going to stay with their Uncle, and Nutmeg is determined to keep an eye on the children while they are away. But of course they won't be alone as General Marchmouse decides to join the fun.
Tumtum & Nutmeg's Christmas Adventure, Paperback (November 2009)
It is winter at Rose cottage and Christmas is fast approaching. But for Arthur and Lucy Mildew they hold out little hope of receiving any presents. But Tumtum and Nutmeg have other ideas. Setting out for the house of Mr Toymouse, Tumtum and Nutmeg hope that he can spare a toy car and a box of magic tricks for Arthur and Lucy.
Tumtum and Nutmeg: The First Adventure, Paperback (January 2008)» View all books by Emily Bearn
In the broom cupboard Rose Cottage, stands a house fit for two mice. The house belongs to Mr and Mrs Nutmouse, or Tumtum and Nutmeg as they call each other. Tumtum and Nutmeg have a wonderful life but the children who live in Rose Cottage, Arthur and Lucy, are miserable. So, one day Tumtum and Nutmeg decide to cheer them up.
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Author Biography - Emily Bearn
Emily Bearn was born in London, and has been a journalist since the age of 20 when she joined the staff of Harpers & Queen magazine. She then worked for a year as a diary reporter on The Times, before becoming a commissioning editor, and subsequently a senior interviewer, on the Sunday Telegraph. She became freelance in 2005 following the birth of her daughter. The idea for the Tumtum and Nutmeg books was sparked one evening when, while feeding her baby in the kitchen, she saw two tiny mice scuttling across the floor, then disappearing behind the skirting next to the cooker. She started to wonder what sort of life the mice led behind the skirting board, and slowly the plot for the first Tumtum and Nutmeg book came to life. She and her daughter live in Hammersmith, and still share their house with two (very helpful) mice.
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