Written by Avery Newell.
Illustrated by Kathleen Hilken.
First published by Adam & Charles Black in 1947.
This second reprint of the first edition in 1959.
Condition: Book and dust jacket both in great vintage condition. There are a few tiny tears to dust jacket and an inscription to previous owner inside cover, but overall this book is in VG+ condition.
Mr. and Mrs. Mouse and their young son and daughter had a pleasant home in the country. But they had always wanted to go to town, and so one day they put a notice on the door: “Not at home – back later”, and set off for London, with Grandfather and Aunt Minerva.
So begins this heartwarming 1940s story by Averill Newell, about a family of tiny mice with a big taste for adventure.