Mia is a cute little mouse who is a
bit of a tomboy, she is full of energy, audacity and is somewhat stubborn.
Mia loves adventure and discovery, but does not take risk-taking as
seriously as she should. She does not always think about the consequences of
her actions and can get herself and others into some pretty awkward
Mia is bright, extroverted and a bit of a clown, she craves being the center
of attention and is a natural born leader. Her curiosity, which is both a
blessing and a curse, is always leading her and her friends to new
One of Mias favorite expressions is "Jeronimouse!" and she lives in
the attic of an old victorian cottage on Carrington Lane and is just starting
to explore the world around her.
Romaine Rat is
generally the bad guy, although it is not really what he wants to be, but his
greed almost always gets the best of him.
Romaine is an entrepreneur whos main client is the General Store.
Romaine spends his time roaming the countryside finding products that he can
sell to the storekeeper. Like any good businessman, he always has his eyes wide
open in order to spot any opportunities.
Romaine has a deep passion for "Sparklies" which are diamond-like pieces of
cut glass and plastic that are used as the currency in Mias world
Betty the woodpecker is one of Mias
best friends. She is a little older and gets around and finds out about a lot
of things because she can fly. She is wise to a lot of things that Mia
isnt and therefore is often a good source of information.
With the character of an unwitting rebel, she can be at once strong and
gentle, stubborn and cooperative, self-assured and shy. Bettys Mother
keeps her pretty busy running errands, so she often cannot hang around with Mia
as much as she would like.
Freddy Frog lives at the pond
and is very accident prone. He is a bit forgetful and this gets him into a lot
of situations where accidents can happen easily.
However, being a very happy frog, nothing ever really seems to bother him
too much and he is always ready to move on to whatever comes up next.
Manfrid is Martys father,
he is a very jolly mouse and owns the local general store. Martys mother
died when he was only a year old and Manfrid has raised his son alone.
Manfrid has always been a little puzzled about his intellectual son, Marty,
who never liked sports and always prefers a good book to an adventure. Manfrid
finds that he can relate better to Mia and often relies on her to relay his
feelings and concerns for him. Fortunately, Mia is around to motivate Marty,
which pleases Manfrid makes him want to futher encourage their friendship.
Manfrids business relationship with Romaine Rat has always been a
little bizarre, however Romaine always manages to get whatever stock that the
storekeeper may need.
Marty is very smart, but sometimes he gets
overwhelmed by his emotions, finding them temporarily debilitating. He doesn't
always believe in himself and shies away from trying out new things. That is
why Mia is always pushing him, but once he gets going, there's no stopping
Marty is a bit confused by his father not having a very intellectual
approach to life. Nonetheless, he loves his father very much. Because his
mother died when he was very young, Marty and his father often seem to need a
womans influence in their lives, and of course, Mia is always happy to
Miguel is a recent arrival to
Mias world. He has come all the way from Mexico and misses his family
Miguel has a gift for mechanics and has built an elevator for all the mice
to use. For this everyone is very grateful as many of the local mice have run
into trouble trying to negotiate the staircase.
Miguel believes in traditional values and likes to wear his sombrero to
remind him of his heritage.
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