Tends to dream. She likes
to look her best and wears lace and ribbons.
Audrey cannot hold her tongue in an argument,
and often says more than she should.
Fat and jolly, Arthur
likes a scrap, but always comes off worse.
Caring mother of Arthur
and Audrey. Her love for her family binds it
together and keeps it strong.
Silly old gossip
who gets on the nerves of everyone in the skirtings.
Arabel's son is an albino
runt. Oswald is very weak and is not allowed
to join in some of the rougher games.
A cheeky young mouse from
the city, Piccadilly has no parents and is very
A retired shipmouse. Thomas
is a heroic old salt - he does not suffer fools
A black rat from Morocco.
She is a fortune-teller who wanders around selling
potions and charms to gullible customers.
A travelling trader mouse
- he journeys far and wide selling his goods
and singing lewd songs.
A venerable old squirrel
who lives under the Greenwich observatory. Her
motives are good but her methods are cruel.
Scuttle or "Twit"
Twit is a fieldmouse visiting
his mother's sister Arabel Chitter. Twit is
an "innocent", and does not have a
bad word to say about anyone.
and Gladwin Scuttle
Twit's parents, Gladwin
is Mrs Chitter's sister but ran away from Deptford
when she was younger when she found Elijah injured
in the garden.
A staunch Green Mouser.
He is a bitter, grim figure but many of the
fieldmice listen to his ravings.
A jolly mouse who suffers
at the paws of his father.
Sedge A country
beauty who flirts with all the boys. She is
vain and loves to preen herself.
Whortle, Samuel Gorse, Todkin, Hodge and Figgy
friends who delight in climbing the corn stems
and seeking adventure.
A wicked barn owl who
loves mouse for supper.
A very sensible mouse
who has been elected to the honourable position
of The King of the Field.
Mysterious spirit of the
fields who is trying to get free from limbo.
A mysterious figure in
mouse mythology. He is the spirit of Spring,
and of new life.