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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH


by Robert C. O'Brien

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Resources


Rats and Mazes

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.

Prairie Dogs

These furry friends are the close cousins of rats that Nicodemus believes have developed their own advanced society.

The National Institute of Mental Health

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

The Secret of N.I.M.H. Trailer

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.

The Secret of N.I.M.H

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.

Articles & Interviews

Robert C. O'Brien Profile

For facts about the life and career of Rats author Robert O'Brien, check out this profile.

Book Review of Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Here is a quick book review for you Shmoopsters, in case you're in the market for a critical take.


Rat Cam

Need we say more? Watch rats run around 24/7 on the Rat Cam in Portland, Oregon.

Rat Staring Contest with Creepy Background Music

Here's your chance chance to watch rats being weird without actually being around rats. Think they can read?

Who Says We Can't Be Friends? Unusual Animal Friends

Hopefully this book reminded you how you love interspecies friendships. But just in case it didn't, this montage oughta do the trick.


Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Audiobook

Do the characters in this audiobook sound the way you pictured them in your mind?


Meet the Author

Ladies and gents, may we present Mr. Robert C. O'Brien?

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