A Walt Disney animated feature film called The Rescuers, loosely based on this novel and some of its sequels, was released in 1977.
The mice in the novel have created the widely respected Prisoners' Aid Society of Mice. The task of this benevolent society is to befriend human prisoners in their cells, and perform daring rescue bids. As this story opens, the Chairwoman of the Society is proposing the rescue of a Norwegian poet who is being held in grim conditions in the Black Castle.
Other titles in the series
- Miss Bianca (1962)
- The Turret (1963)
- Miss Bianca and the Salt Mines (1966)
- Miss Bianca in the Orient (1970)
- Miss Bianca in the Antarctic (1971)
- Miss Bianca and the Bridesmaid (1972)
- Bernard the Brave (1977)
- Bernard into Battle: A Miss Bianca Story (1978)