Emergency Mouse, Inspector Mouse, Quasimodo Mouse

By Bernard Stone and Ralph Steadman, 1978, 1980, 1984

Fear and Loathing illustrator + children's books = Edu-tainment.
The stories are fine but the reason to pore over this Mouse series of books is the artwork of Ralph Steadman, influential gonzo artist and noted pirate.


His old pal, Hunter S. Thompson (always a favorite with the younger set) makes a couple of cameos...
Not since Jackson Pollock has an artist done so much for the splatter, the smudge, the inkdrop. A few years ago Mr. Steadman signed our copy of Sigmund Freud. It's hard to tell where the printed book ends and his inscription begins. . .