Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape, Paperback

Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape Paperback

Part of the Tumtum and Nutmeg series

4.5 out of 5 (1 rating)


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 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.'


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Animal stories
  • ISBN: 9781405238960



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I loved this book.It is about the nutmouses friend General Marchmouse.He comes to stay with then with his pogo stick.He bounces all around thier house breaking everything.Once he has bounced around their house he wants to explor further than their house.He wants to explor the Mildrews house.But Tumtum does not allow him out of the gates.So while he is planning his escape route.He finally finds out how he is going to escape.