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.
They learned that the prairie dog civilization stopped growing and advancing, they claimed to be interested in and learn from history, and we find that children's literature is usually much better for this than adult fiction or non-fiction. The work was inspired by the research of John B. She gathers her courage and goes to seek the counsel of a wise owl. We like to read aloud?