Title: Miss Bianca.
Author: Margery Sharp.
Genre: Fiction, children's lit, YA, adventure, animals.
Publication Date: 1962.
Summary: Hidden from all eyes within the cold, cruel splendors of her Diamond Palace, the evil Duchess has kidnapped into her service a little girl known as Patience. As soon as she hears of Patience's dreadful fate, Miss Bianca, the fabulous Embassy mouse, determines upon her rescue. Enlisting the aid of that venerable and world wide organization, the Mouse Prisoners Aid Society, she sets out to infiltrate the awesome Diamond Palace. But Miss Bianca discovers that there are more mysterious creatures than mice stirring beneath the diamond chandeliers of the great, glittering structure; and after an astonishing encounter completely upsets her brilliant plan, Miss Bianca is forced to perform unexpected and perilous exploits.
My rating: 8/10.