Summary

Tumtum and Nutmeg is the first of a series of children's books by author Emily Bearn. The book is about Mr and Mrs Nutmouse who live in Nutmouse Hall, situated within the broom cupboard of Rose Cottage. 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.
©2008 Emily Bearn (P)2014 Audible, Inc.
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5 out of 5 stars
By E. Parke on 09-07-14

A real gem

What made the experience of listening to Tumtum and Nutmeg the most enjoyable?

Bill Wallis' narration makes this one of those books you could happily fall asleep to. His voice just washes over you like a gently babbling brook and lulls you into a super relaxed state. He has a lovely west country lilt which just suits these two little mice and it doesn't take long to build a real rapport with the story. Such a shame other narrators don't have these skills.

What other book might you compare Tumtum and Nutmeg to, and why?

Tumtum and Nutmeg falls into that category of stories about animals who have human qualities, so fits well with Mouse and Mole (Joyce Dunbar). Is it on a par with Pooh? I'm not sure.

Which character – as performed by Bill Wallis – was your favourite?

They're all good. Very sensitively delivered.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

I suppose so, but it's just as well rationed out chapter by chapter.

Any additional comments?

Hooray! :-)

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5 out of 5 stars
By Y. Pavlenko on 23-08-17

Enjoyable!

Couldn't wait to hear the end! My daughter and I listened to it all in one day. The reader makes the story come to life.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kindle Customer on 14-08-17

Delightful! Shared with my 7 yr old

My son and I laughed aloud as the story unfolded. Great performance and story. Will be looking for other stories in the series

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