Oh, Rats!

Oh, Rats!

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Able to claw straight up a brick wall, squeeze through a pipe the width of a quarter, and gnaw through iron and concrete, rats are also revealed in this fascinating book to be incredibly intelligent and capable of great compassion. Weaving science, history, culture, and folklore, award-winning writer Albert Marrin offers a look at rats that goes from curious to repulsive, horrifying to comic, fearsome to inspiring. Arresting black-and- white scratchboard illustrations with bold red accents add visual punch to this study of a creature that has annoyed, disgusted, nourished, and intrigued its human neighbors throughout the centuries.

ISBN: 9780525477624

Published Date: January 1, 2006

Publisher: Dutton Children's Books

Language: English

Page Count: 48

Size: 10.28" l x 8.15" w x 0.43" h

Age Classification: Ages 9 to 12