The Mouse Butcher

Short-haired, green-eyed, sharp-clawed, Tom Plug looked what he was – a hunter. Which was why Colonel Bampton-Bush, the posh Blue Persian from the Big House, approached him with a business proposition that immediately appealed to Tom.

In no time at all he had free access to the Bampton-Bush estate, free accommodation, and a luxury diet of fish and pheasant. What was more, he’d met the delightful Diana.

Life was sweet and Tom was happy, but then, only the despised Creep knew about the Great Mog, the monster of Hobbs’ Hole, and his plans for a muderous revenge on the unwitting Tom…

“True to form, Dick King-Smith has given us another unusual and entertaining animal drama.”

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