The Church Mice Series
This series documents the adventures of the church mice and Sampson, the church cat.
Books in the The Church Mice series:
The Church Mouse (1972)
Arthur, the church mouse, is lonely with only the church cat Sampson to keep him company and decides, with the parson’s permission, to invite some other mice to join him.
The Church Cat Abroad (1973)
Sampson, Arthur and Humphrey, the school mouse, decide to go on the stage to raise money for a new vestry roof and end up marooned on a desert island.
The Church Mice and the Moon (1974)
When Arthur and Humphrey are kidnapped by two mad scientists, Sampson must go to their rescue.
The vestry mice decide that what they really need is a weekend jaunt in the country - and Sampson might come along to keep them company.
The Church Mice Adrift (1977)
When Sampson and the church mice are ejected from the vestry by a gang of homeless rats, Sampson preys on the rats’ greed to set them adrift.
The Church Mice at Bay (1978)
When the vacation curate arrives at Wortlethorpe some changes are made - not at all to the satisfaction of Sampson and the church mice.
The Church Mice at Christmas (1980)
In the spirit of the season, Arthur and Humphrey organize a Christmas party for the vestry mice.
The Church Mice in Action (1982)
Arthur comes up with a plan to pay for a replacement of the vestry roof by entering Sampson in cat shows. Two catnappers try to horn in on the money before it is all over.
The Church Mice Chronicles (1986)
This omnibus includes the first three adventures of Sampson the vestry cat and the church mice: The Church Mouse, The Church Cat Abroad and The Church Mice and the Moon.
The Diary of a Church Mouse (1986)
Humphrey decides to keep a diary so he can use it to write his autobiography.
More Church Mice Chronicles (1990)
This anthology continues the adventures of Sampson, the vestry cat, and the church mice in: The Church Mice Spread Their Wings, The Church Mice Adrift, and The Church Mice at Bay.
The Church Mice and the Ring (1992)
When Percy the terrier turns up in the church yard, the mice determine to get him adopted as soon as possible.
Humphrey Hits the Jackpot (1998)
Humphrey keeps a lottery ticket the mice find in the church yard, and when it comes in a winner, he goes crazy.