Rats On The Roof

Paperback | May 1, 1997

byJames Marshall

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"In seven illustrated stories . . . this Caldecott Honor artist introduces an array of lively anthropomorphized animals in amusing predicaments."--Publishers Weekly

Rats can’t dance, right?

 
Wrong. Here are seven silly stories about some very unusual creatures. Meet a sheep who can’t read (but thinks he can), an owl who outwits a brontosaurus, and a goose who thinks her wolf neighbors are canaries.
 
“Those just beginning to read chapter books should find that this is just the thing to tickle their funnybones.”—School Library Journal

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An illustrated collection of seven stories about various animals, including a frog with magnificent legs, a hungry brontosaurus, and a mouse who gets married.

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"In seven illustrated stories . . . this Caldecott Honor artist introduces an array of lively anthropomorphized animals in amusing predicaments."--Publishers WeeklyRats can’t dance, right?   Wrong. Here are seven silly stories about some very unusual creatures. Meet a sheep who can’t read (but thinks he can), an owl who outwits a bron...

James Marshall was born in San Antonio, Texas, and grew up sixteen miles outside of the town on the family farm. His father, who worked for the railroad, had his own dance band in the thirties and appeared on the radio. His mother, also musical, sang in the church choir. So it wasn't surprising when Jim considered playing the viola for...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:May 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140386467

ISBN - 13:9780140386462

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 10

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An illustrated collection of seven stories about various animals, including a frog with magnificent legs, a hungry brontosaurus, and a mouse who gets married.