Minimus 2 is under construction now. To celebrate this giant step for mousekind, I have produced the first animated Minimus ever to wave its little stuffed paws. It's not exactly an epic, but it's a start!

It might take a while to download... Press refresh to run the animation again.

Left: Barbara Bell with Minimus (the Moreton Hall version!)

Right: 3D Minimus with Helen

Minimus website created and maintained by Helen Forte, illustrator of the Minimus books.

Two NEW animations, made by Dr Forte's Year 6 pupils and featuring Minimus as an unlikely action hero...Again, look out for long download times.

Click to open the animations.