The proverb in mouse legend ‘Ravens who eat egg-beaters won’t touch mice’ first comes about during disastrous events in the Jones household - involving large amounts of cream, the ladies of Rumbury Town, Archibald the cat (an ex-burglar’s assistant), a foreign professor, mounds of macaroons and meringues, and of course, Mortimer the lovable raven - in Mortimer Says Nothing.
And in Arabel’s Birthday, Arabel’s spoilt cousin takes a horrible revenge on Mortimer for disposing of her Winky Doll.... Two more hilarious stories about Mortimer the roguish raven.
If you could sum up Mortimer Says Nothing in three words, what would they be?
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The adventures of little Arabel Jones and her pet raven Mortimer are always brilliant, engrossing, lovable and wonderfully funny.
I loved the first one as a child and have since gone on to discover a whole world of things Mortimer can chew, sleep in, or use in yet another ingenious way.
The first of these stories is my favourite, the way the characters interact; the way the anticipation is built up is brilliant; all narrated in a clear and lively fashion that is a pleasure to listen to.
A great listen for young and old alike; it could even be enjoyed as a family.