Publish date: April 1st 1994
Publisher: Little Brown & Co.
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
Series: The Rescuers (#1)
I think most people won't realize was a book before it was adapted by Disney into a film. Firstly, the illustrations which were done by Garth Williams (he also did Stuart Little and Charlotte's Web) are fantastic. They portray Bernard and Miss Bianca very differently from the movie version because t...
Although I wasn't particularly keen to read this book (and its sequel) for my Year in Disney Movies project, I found myself pleasantly surprised.This is written in that perfect children's classic, read-aloud way -- except, unlike many middle-grade authors, Margery Sharp has the discipline not to hea...
Slightly dated, but completely charming! Besides having two similar mouse characters and a rescuing plotline, this barely resembles the 1970s Disney cartoon. A third (and quite pivotal) mouse character is completely missing from the film as well as the chilling and unforgettable Black Castle Pri...
Fun and engaging if not fully developed. This was a much different book than the film adaptation had me believe in, but I quickly overcame that and enjoyed the original story. (And by the sounds of it the film may have borrowed more from this books sequel.)Bianca and Bernard are just as lovable as t...
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