The Rescuers Series
In 1959 Margery Sharp published The Rescuers, and though originally written for an adult audience it became hugely popular with children. Sharp continued the series with a further eight books, illustrated by Garth Williams.
Books in the The Rescuers series:
The Rescuers: A Fantasy (1959)
In this, the first adventure of the Mouse Prisoners’ Aid Society, Miss Bianca and Bernard are joined by the Norwegian mouse, Nils, in the rescue of a poet from the Black Castle.
Miss Bianca: a Fantasy (1962)
Miss Bianca and Bernard, representatives of the Mouse Prisoners Aid Society, set out to rescue a little girl from an evil Duchess.
The Turret (1963)
Miss Bianca, Bernard and the Mouse Prisoner’s Aid Society are called on to rescue Miss Bianca’s mortal enemy from a gruesome fate.
Miss Bianca and Bernard, intrepid leaders of the Mouse Prisoners’ Aid Society, are tasked with rescuing Teddy-age-eight from the salt mines.
Miss Bianca in the Orient (1970)
When a young page at the court of the Ranee of the Orient is sentenced to death, the Mouse Prisoners’ Aid society sends it most accomplished operatives to the rescue - Miss Bianca and Bernard.
Miss Bianca in the Antarctic (1971)
The Poet has been trapped in an ice cave in the Antarctic and Miss Bianca, Bernard and Nils once again come to his aid.
When a young bridesmaid disappears inside the Ambassador’s residence, the MPAS springs into action.