- "Mickey must have jumped onto Annie's roof while I waited at the level crossing."
"He certainly made a monkey out of us!"
- ―Thomas and his driver
Monkey Business! is a magazine story. It was republished in 1996.
Everyday, Thomas passes the Animal Rescue Centre and enjoys seeing Mickey the monkey. One day, Mickey escapes and travels on Annie's roof to Wellsworth where he steals a lady's hat and sits on the station roof. Mickey is soon recaptured when Thomas' driver tempts him down with some fruit.