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Emily Bearn - Author

Emily Bearn was born in London, and has been a journalist since the age of 20 when she joined the staff of Harpers & Queen magazine. She then worked for a year as a diary reporter on The Times, before becoming a commissioning editor, and subsequently a senior interviewer, on the Sunday Telegraph. She became freelance in 2005 following the birth of her daughter, Freya.

The idea for the Tumtum and Nutmeg books was sparked one evening when, while feeding her baby in the kitchen, she saw two tiny mice scuttling across the floor, then disappearing behind the skirting next to the cooker. She started to wonder what sort of life the mice led behind the skirting board, and slowly the plot for the first Tumtum and Nutmeg book came to life.

She and her daughter live in Hammersmith, and still share their house with two (very helpful) mice.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Emily Bearn

Tumtum and Nutmeg : Trouble at Rose Cottage
Emily Bearn
A Lovereading4kids 'Great Read' you may have missed 2011 selection. This best-selling series continues to delight. Tumtum and Nutmeg, a pair of totally charming mice, are always up for a new adventure. Rose Cottage has gold under the floor boards...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/08/2011
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Tumtum and Nutmeg: A Circus Adventure
Emily Bearn
Roll up, roll up! The charming and adventurous mice Nutmeg and Tumtum are back for a new set of enchanting escapades. This time, the mice get involved with a travelling circus which brings all the excitement of clowns, trapeze artists...
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Format: Paperback | Released 04/10/2010
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Tumtum and Nutmeg: A Seaside Adventure
Emily Bearn
Widely loved for their charming nature and warm-hearted adventures, Tumtum and Nutmeg embark on their most daring trip yet. This time the two little mice are off to the seaside. They are going to keep an eye on Arthur and...
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Format: Paperback | Released 05/04/2010
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Tumtum and Nutmeg: A Christmas Adventure
Emily Bearn
It's Christmastime and the loveable characters Tumtum and Nutmeg are back for a new set of adventures. When they hear bad news about Christmas they set off for the Toy Kingdom to make sure that everyone gets the happy Christmas...
Lovereading Price: £3.99 - Saving £1.00 (20%) Featured in: 7+ readers | 5+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 02/11/2009
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Tumtum and Nutmeg: Pirates' Treasure
Emily Bearn
The enchanting and delightful mice Tumtum and Nutmeg are back for a third adventure. This time the two home lovers are off on a camping trip but soon things begin to go very wrong as they get swept down the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 06/04/2009
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Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Great Escape
Emily Bearn
An absolutely delightful tale of secret friends and a cosy world in miniature told very simply with some charming detail. It's very much Brambly Hedge meets The Borrowers. The life of the mice, Tumtum and Nutmeg who live at Nutmouse...
Lovereading Price: £4.79 - Saving £1.20 (20%) Featured in: 5+ readers | 7+ readers
Format: Paperback | Released 01/09/2008
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Tumtum And Nutmeg
Emily Bearn
Brambly Hedge meets The Borrowers. A stunning debut that 6+ year olds will devour. This is most definitely a candidate for a classic of the future. Tumtum and Nutmeg's world may be in a broom cupboard within a cottage but...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/01/2008
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