Anatole is a most honourable mouse. When he realises that humans are upset by mice sampling their leftovers, he is shocked! He must provide for his beloved family -- but he is determined to find a way to earn his supper. And so he heads for the tasting room at the Duvall Cheese Factory. On each cheese, he leaves a small note -- "good," "not so good," "needs orange peel" - and signs his name. When workers at the Duvall factory finds his notes in the morning, they are perplexed - but they realise that this mysterious Anatole has an exceptional palate and take his advice. Soon Duvall is making the best cheese in all of Paris! They would like to give Anatole a reward - if only they could find him.