Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O'BrienI'd been meaning to write up a review of Mrs. O'Brien, but with the recent stories about a potential new film version, I figured now's as good a time as any. Like many folks my age, I remember seeing the movie The Secret of NIMH as a kid, although I must admit I didn't remember a whole lot about the plot, and since my family didn't have a copy on VHS, I still haven't seen the movie in a long, long time. I do own a copy on DVD now, which my five-year-old watched on the way to Taiwan, but I was busy writing about how entertainment is no longer a shared experience At any rate, I'd found a used copy of Mrs. Frisby , which I read to my wife last year. We like to read aloud, and we find that children's literature is usually much better for this than adult fiction or non-fiction.
Top 100 Children’s Novels #33: Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
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The second complaint is that I'm not super happy that we don't know what happened to Justin the Rat either. Armchair Geek Book reviews Books. I loved reading about the rats and their adventures This was a wonderful story about heroism and courage and it will worm it's way into your heart. And since her late husband was friends with them, it seems reasonable to ask them for help.
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O'Brien , with illustrations by Zena Bernstein. The novel relates the plight of a widowed field mouse, Mrs. Frisby, who seeks the aid of a group of former laboratory rats in rescuing her home from destruction by a farmer's plow, saving her son from pneumonia, and of the history of the rats' escape from the laboratory and development of a literate and technological society. The work was inspired by the research of John B. Calhoun on mouse and rat population dynamics at the National Institute of Mental Health from the s to the s.
Image Pub of New York. Science Fiction. A quibble and a critique aside, like how the modernization of the rats was turning into their downfall and how they wanted to move away from stealing off of others to live, well worth the read. There was also all of these moral issues to reflect on.
Mrs Frisby is a small mouse who lost her husband recently. Going about their lives not really appreciating how they affect everything od them. Frisby in the novel to Mrs. All of us enjoyed it pretty well.The limbs are falling; the tree is old, and it is dying. Were 6 or 7 rats killed! I'd recommend it to just about anyone. Long live rat civilization.
And it could all have been so different. I frisbyy a story from an animal's perspective, so that part was cool. Return to top of page. It might be time to give it a re-read, now that I think about it.