Ragweed

Paperback | August 15, 2006

byHarperCollins AviIllustratorBrian Floca

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A mouse has to do what a mouse has to do.

Ragweed is determined to see the world. He leaves his family and cozy country home and sets off by train for the big city. What wonders await him: music, excitement, new friends...and cunning, carnivorous cats! Silversides is the purring president of F.E.A.R. (Felines Enraged About Rodents), a group dedicated to keeping cats on top, people in the middle, and mice on the bottom. Can Ragweed and his motley yet musical crew of city nice--Clutch, Dipstick, Lugnut, and Blinker--band together to fight their feline foe?

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From Our Editors

  Long before Mr. Ocax the owl gobbled poor Poppy’s rodent swain up in one remorseless gulp, Ragweed had a series of wonderful and whisker-raising adventures out in the big bad world. This is the prequel to Poppy, in which the high-spirited Ragweed takes to the streets to find excitement and his fortune. Along the way, the quirky mouse encounters Silversides, the mean old cat that founded FEAR — ...

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A mouse has to do what a mouse has to do.Ragweed is determined to see the world. He leaves his family and cozy country home and sets off by train for the big city. What wonders await him: music, excitement, new friends...and cunning, carnivorous cats! Silversides is the purring president of F.E.A.R. (Felines Enraged About Rodents), a group dedicated to keeping cats on top, people in the middle, an...

“A crackerjack tale that’s pure delight from start to finish.” (Publishers Weekly (starred review))

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.38 inPublished:August 15, 2006Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0380801671

ISBN - 13:9780380801671

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ragweed This is a very good book about a mouse's search for freedom and adventure in the city. I read this book really quickly and would recommend this book for all kids. It's full of adventure and will get your imagination going.
Date published: 2001-01-31