Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
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This site will give you an idea of what a plain-old, non-super rat can do in a maze. Imagine what Justin could do in these suckers.
These furry friends are the close cousins of rats that Nicodemus believes have developed their own advanced society.
Here's the website for the real NIMH. Do you think Dr. Schultz is up to any of his old tricks?
Movies or TV Productions
Take a look at the original trailer for the movie. We think you'll notice some differences between the book and the flick. And by some we mean a ton.
If reading about these rats makes you want to watch a movie about these rats, check this out for some info about the 1982 film.
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For facts about the life and career of Rats author Robert O'Brien, check out this profile.
Here is a quick book review for you Shmoopsters, in case you're in the market for a critical take.
Need we say more? Watch rats run around 24/7 on the Rat Cam in Portland, Oregon.
Here's your chance chance to watch rats being weird without actually being around rats. Think they can read?
Hopefully this book reminded you how you love interspecies friendships. But just in case it didn't, this montage oughta do the trick.
Do the characters in this audiobook sound the way you pictured them in your mind?
Ladies and gents, may we present Mr. Robert C. O'Brien?