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I Was a Rat! - Philip Pullman

I Was a Rat!

By: Philip Pullman, Kevin Hawkes (Illustrator)

Hardcover Published: 1st February 2002
ISBN: 9780756910709
Number Of Pages: 164
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old

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" I Was a Rat " So insists a scruffy boy named Roger. Maybe it' s true. But what is he now? A terrifying monster running wild in the sewers? "The Daily Scourge" is sure of it. A victim of " Rodent Delusion" ? The hospital nurse says yes. A lucrative fairground freak? He is to Mr. Tapscrew. A champion wriggler and a budding thief? That' s what Billy thinks. Or just an ordinary small boy, though a little ratty in his habits? Only three people believe this version of the story. And it may take a royal intervention-- and a bit of magic-- to convince the rest of the world.
Set against the backdrop of a Royal Wedding-- and a playful parody of the press, "I Was a Rat " is a magical weaving of humor, fairy tale, and adventure.

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"From the acclaimed author of the His Dark Materials trilogy comes an outrageously funny middle-grade twist on a familiar fairy tale."

ISBN: 9780756910709
ISBN-10: 0756910706
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 7
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 164
Published: 1st February 2002
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 18.8 x 13.2  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 0.18

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