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Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

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In essence, Sanders finds that O'Brien promotes reading as an empowering tool which is an important lesson that children learn through reading this book. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH is a pleasing book, but I find it mildly frustrating; it might have been something more than it is".

If you like an intelligently written children’s book that provides some food for thought, you could do a lot worse.For me, the narrator makes all of the difference for an audiobook, and Barbara did a great job with this book! Racso and the Rats of NIMH (1986) tells the story of a city rat who runs away to join the new colony, befriending Timothy, while saving the colony from a flood along the way.

I got the book again later in life and this has culminated in reading it aloud to my 5 yr old son (*with only a few slight edits/explanations of the more complicated passages). Between 1989 and 1990, I took some additional college courses in hopes of getting a teaching certificate. Led to good conversations with my twin 10yo granddaughters, with whom I read it on a beach vacation. In 2015, MGM, which had released the 1982 film, acquired the rights to the book to adapt it into a live-action/animated film.I read this book as possibly a 10 year old and have never forgotten the rats, in the story-within-the story in the middle, learning to read the instructions inside their cages that led to their *SPOILER ALERT! not that bad where I want to save them or have one as a pet) Great characters and a mommy mouse that loves her family so much she will put her life in jeopardy to save them. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.

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