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Story No. 1: Tuddle And Rumkin In The Judge's Desk
In search of good things to eat, Tuddle and Rumkin make their
way from their home in the courthouse basement to the Judge's
chambers. Rupert the cat surprises them and Tuddle and Rumkin
become trapped in the Judge's desk. 2 pages.
Story No. 2: Rumkin's Birthday Party
It's Rumkin's birthday and Tuddle is determined to throw him a
party. Tuddle makes the rounds of the bakery, the cheese shop
and the candy shop to arrange for treats. The party is held in
the basement of the church and the mice play Pin The Tail On The
Cat and Chase The Spool. This story introduces Miss Swiss, who
lives in the cheese shop, and Sam the baker mouse. 5 pages.
THE SAN FRANCISCO STORIES
Story No. 3: Tuddle And Rumkin Fly Away
Miss Judy, the Judge's clerk, takes a trip to San Francisco to
visit her cousin. Tuddle and Rumkin hide in her purse so that
they can visit their friend Zeke. The mice find snacks to eat
on the airplane, but get lost at the airport. This is the first
of five stories set in San Francisco. 4 pages.
Story No. 4: Tuddle And Rumkin Visit The Seals
Tuddle and Rumkin are visiting their friend Zeke the mouse in
San Francisco. Zeke takes them on a cable car ride, shows them
"The Crookedest Street In The World" and leads them on the "mouse
highway" to see the seals at Pier 39 . Along the way, Rumkin falls
into San Francisco Bay, but is saved by Spike the water rat. After
tangling with a cat at the chocolate factory, the adventure ends
with a carousel ride, featuring the song "When Irish Mice Are
Smiling." This is the second of the San Francisco stories. 7 pages.
Story No. 5: Tuddle And Rumkin In Chinatown
Zeke leads his friends, Tuddle and Rumkin, to a fortune cookie
factory in Chinatown. Tuddle slips and finds himself wrapped in
a fortune cookie, fortune and all! After Rumkin and Zeke rescue
him, the three mice visit a mouse night club and are entertained
by a rendition of the song "Three Little Mice From China" and
a cautionary tale about a mouse who wanted a kitty for a pet.
This is the third of the San Francisco stories. 5 pages.
Story No. 6: Tuddle And Rumkin At The Beach
Tuddle and Rumkin continue their San Francisco adventure with
a trip to the beach. They ride an underground trolley to the end
of the line, at Ocean Beach. After frolicking in the sand, they
visit the Cliff House restaurant, hoping to find some leftover
popovers, but are confronted by a ground squirrel. They are rescued
by a group of Dutch mice who live in a windmill in Golden Gate
Park. This story features a poem which tells how the Dutch mice
saved the tulip fields of Holland by sending tulip bulbs to San
Francisco during the floods and returning them after the dikes
were built. This is the fourth of the San Francisco stories. 5 pages.
Story No. 7: Tuddle And Rumkin Homeward Bound
In this final story of the San Francisco series, Tuddle and Rumkin
ride a ferry boat across San Francisco Bay to Tiburon. The mice
have lunch at a Mexican restaurant and consider remaining permanently
in San Francisco. They almost get their wish when the ferry back
to San Francisco leaves without them. This story features the
Mouse Scouts song. 4 pages.
Story No. 8: Tuddle And Rumkin At Camp
Tuddle and Rumkin lead a troop of Mouse Scouts to summer camp
in the deep forest. The mice pick blackberries and play Mouse
Ball, but young Tiffany mouse wanders off and is caught by an
owl. Rumkin arrives just in time to save her. To comfort Tiffany
after her ordeal, Rumkin tells her the story of the magic frogs.
This is the first story featuring the Mouse Scouts. 7 pages.
Story No. 9: Tuddle And Rumkin Afloat
Tuddle and Rumkin awaken to find themselves floating in a box
in the flooded basement of the courthouse. Unfortunately, Rumkin
cannot swim and it is up to Tuddle to save him. Then the mice
visit Grandpa mouse, who lives in the attic of the library. Grandpa
tells Tuddle and Rumkin the story of the Great Flood and shares
his food with them. 6 pages.
Story No. 10: Rumkin's Nephew Elmo
Rumkin's nephew is visiting at the courthouse. Elmo wanders off
and is caught in a mouse trap. Meanwhile, Rupert the cat is lurking
about, hoping to catch a mouse. While Tuddle and Sam the baker
mouse distract Rupert, Grandpa mouse figures out how to spring
Elmo from the trap. 5 pages.
Story No. 11: Rumkin Dreams Of Cheese
Rumkin awakens from a dream about eating a mountain of cheese
and decides to visit Miss Swiss at the cheese shop. The shop is
closed and apparently deserted, but Tuddle discovers that Miss
Swiss is trapped in the refrigerator, behind a huge pile of cheese.
Rumkin rounds up Grandpa mouse and Sam and all of their friends
and the mice eat a tunnel through the cheese to save Miss Swiss.
Story No. 12: Tuddle And Rumkin Join The Harvest
Tuddle and Rumkin visit the old farm where Tuddle was raised.
It is harvest time and the mice take turns telling stories around
the campfire. Uncle Orn asks Tuddle to tell a story, but he is
afraid he'll make a mistake and everyone will laugh at him. Finally
Grandpa mouse teaches Tuddle how to tell a good story. 3 pages.
Story No. 13: Tuddle And Rumkin In The Pumpkin Patch
Tuddle and Rumkin go to the old farm for the annual pumpkin festival.
The country mice challenge the Mouse Scouts to a pumpkin race.
Two 10-mouse teams each try to be first to roll their pumpkin
across the finish line and win the prize, a piece of Belgian chocolate.
After the race, the Great Pumpkin Prophet (Grandpa mouse in disguise!)
predicts the future. Then the mice join together to sing the pumpkin
song. 4 pages.
Story No. 14: Tuddle And Rumkin Trick Or Treat
Zeke the mouse visits Tuddle and Rumkin from San Francisco and
brings with him some catnip. Together the mice lure Rupert the
cat to a Halloween party where he becomes a target for some mouse
mischief. 4 pages.
Story No. 15: Tuddle And Rumkin Solve A Mystery
Uncle Orn asks Tuddle and Rumkin and Zeke to help solve the mystery
of the disappearing corn. Winter is coming on and all of the corn
kernels that the mice store away under the barn each day disappear
at night. The mice set a trap to catch the culprits and are surprised
to meet some cousins they didn't know existed. 6 pages.
Story No. 16: Zeke Squeaks Through
Tuddle and Rumkin are showing their friend Zeke around the farm.
Zeke falls asleep in a crate of freshly picked apples and is carted
off to the warehouse. He is trapped in the box of apples until
midnight, when the fearsome Windsor rats show up to dance in the
moonlight. 6 pages.
Story No. 17: Tuddle And The Balloons
Tuddle is tricked by the Judge's daughter and finds himself floating
away in a can attached to a bunch of balloons. He lands in the
forest and is deceived by a baby owl who offers to fly him home,
but instead takes him back to the owl nest for dinner. Tuddle
manages to escape and hides in an underground burrow until the
Mouse Scouts can mount a search party and rescue him. 7 pages.
Story No. 18: The Christmas Mouse
It's Christmas time and Rumkin tells Elmo the story of the Christmas
Mouse who flies around the world with Santa Claus on Christmas
Eve bringing Christmas cookie crumb treats to all of the good
little mice. Elmo resolves to stay awake and see the Christmas
Mouse. He succeeds, but doesn't count on Santa's magic Christmas
dust, which makes him forget. 5 pages.
Story No. 19: Tuddle And Rumkin And The Cafe Ghost
There's a new cafe in town and Sam the baker mouse claims that
it is haunted. Tuddle and Rumkin investigate and Tuddle discovers
a new friend, Penny mouse, who tries to scare other mice away
from the cafe by rolling herself in powdered sugar. Tuddle decides
to make himself into a ghost and play a trick on his friends.
Soon all of the mice in town are dressed as ghosts and dancing
at a ghostly ball at the new cafe. 4 pages.
THE NEW YORK CITY STORIES
Story No. 20: Tuddle And Rumkin Search For Tim
Penny mouse misses her brother, Tim. Tuddle and Rumkin ride with
Penny on the train to New York City. They found Penny's brother,
Tim, in the basement of Macy's. Tim has a job nibbling up crumbs
at night. By day, he is an artist. The mice visit Tim's studio
in Soho to see his Mouse Art. This is the first of the stories
set in New York City. 6 pages.
Story No. 21: Tuddle And Rumkin At The Statue Of Liberty
Tim the artist mouse is showing Tuddle, Rumkin and his sister,
Penny, the sights of New York City. They ride the ferry to visit
the Statue of Liberty. The tour is boring, so they strike off
on their own. A nasty cat chases them into a tunnel where they
meet Pierre, the caretaker mouse. Tuddle has a plan to rid the
island of the cat once and for all. This is the second of the
New York City stories. 5 pages.
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