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Oh Rats! : The Story of Rats and People (School And Library) (Albert Marrin)

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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, awardwinning writer Albert Marrin offers a look at rats that goes from curious to repulsive, horrifying to comic, fearsome to inspiring. Arresting blackand- 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.

Get ready to look at rats in a whole new way. These intelligent, compassionate creatures are greatly misunderstood.
Number of Pages: 48
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: History / General, Science + Nature / Zoology, Animals / Mice + Hamsters + Guinea Pigs + etc.
Format: Library
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Albert Marrin
Language: English
Street Date: August 17, 2006
TCIN: 11984102
UPC: 9780525477624
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-3293
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