Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats... show more
Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma. And Mrs. Frisby in turn renders them a great service.
Publish date: March 1st 1986
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
Series: Rats of NIMH (#1)
Mrs. Frisby has to venture out into the rats' bush in order to figure out how to save her son Timothy.
I vaguely remember watching the movie when I was little (and being utterly terrified). I always wanted to read the book (but was probably too scared) and I am so glad I finally got around to it. This was such a fantastic read. This was one of those books that when you are reading it, you inhale ever...
Also, guys, for serious - how have I not read this until now? So I mentioned picking this up used for one dollar, figuring I wouldn't like it. Yeah, I liked the movie and The Nostalgia Factor played heavily into me picking this up in the first place. If I didn't like it, I'd donate it back to ...
This book is a wonderful story for children and adults alike. A stirring tale of adventure, a tender story of a mother's love and a lesson about society and the impact it can and should have on the world around it are all part of this book. I wish I'd read it as a child, but as an adult it's still a...
Now that the Battle of the Books is over, I don't feel guilty about checking out the titles. Also, from the questions and answers, I have a better idea about which ones will appeal.***That was written some time ago, because that BOB was Veronica's, two or three years ago. Now I have started (and ma...