Maurice Minor’s Incredible Adventure

A Children’s Book for Grown-Ups

by Martin Forey



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/22/2010

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5x8
Page Count : 256
ISBN : 9781449068752

About the Book

More a mouse of words than of actions, Maurice’s sweet tooth one day finds him caught in a humane trap and released into the British countryside, lost and miles from home. A tale of his subsequent adventures and the charming woodland characters that he encounters along the way, will Maurice find his way home and, along with it, the acceptance from his militaristic father, The Major, that he so desperately craves? 


A modern day Wind in the Willows for a new generation, Maurice’s story is one of journey and discovery which, with its underlying references and humour will delight both children and adults alike. 

About the Author

Martin Forey lives in Westcliff-on-Sea;  the ‘on-sea’ a perhaps rather grandiose title of oceanic implications to describe what is in fact a small town, nestling on the banks of an inland estuary, looking out across to the Canvey Island Gas Refinery which dominates a large proportion of the horizon on the opposite bank;  but it’s home.

.As well as a childhood animal project which took up most of one six week school summer break, he has also written a number of poems which he’s quite pleased with and is currently knocking together a whole bunch of ideas for a series of follow-ups to this hopefully hugely successful, critically acclaimed best-seller.  He has never forgotten that his fourth year primary school teacher, to whom this book is dedicated, once wrote in his little orange autograph book on his last day of term: 

‘Keep up the creative writing – you could be sitting on a fortune’

Who knows?  One day, he might be right.