The Great Escape

The Great Escape

By: Emily Bearn
Published by: Egmont (UK)
Publication Date: 2008
Series: Tumtum and Nutmeg
Series Number: 2

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It'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 makes this series a future classic.

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Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall Reprint

Tumtum & Nutmeg: Adventures Beyond Nutmouse Hall        
Reprinted in 2009 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Available formats: Hardcover, Paperback
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First American Edition. Includes the first 3 books in the series: Tumtum and Nutmeg, The Great Escape, and The Pirates' Treasure



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