Rats on the Roof and Other Stories

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991 - Juvenile Fiction - 79 pages
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An illustrated collection of seven stories about various animals, including a frog with magnificent legs, a hungry brontosaurus, and a mouse who gets married.

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RATS ON THE ROOF: and Other Stories

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The author-illustrator of a fine array of comical easy readers, picture books, and creatively retold nursery tales adopts a new genre. With irreverent spoofs of contemporary themes, offbeat humor ... Read full review

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User Review  - megross - LibraryThing

This book has several cute stories in it. The rats on the roof story is about some dogs that live in a house and there are rats on the roof so they hire a cat to take care of the rats for them. When ... Read full review


Rats on the Roof
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James Marshall (1942-1992) is one of the most popular and celebrated artists in the field of children"s literature. Three of his books were selected as New York Times Best Illustrated Books, and he received a Caldecott Honor Award in 1989 for Goldilocks and the Three Bears. With more than seventy-five books to his credit, including the popular George and Martha series, Marshall has earned the admiration and love of countless readers.

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