The Rat And The Tiger by Keiko KaszaThe Rat And The Tiger by Keiko Kasza

The Rat And The Tiger

byKeiko Kasza

Paperback | April 19, 2007

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Tiger has been acting like a bully, but Rat shows him how important it is to share and play fair.

Rat and Tiger are best friends. They have lots of fun playing together, even though when they play cowboys, Rat always has to be the bad guy. When they share a snack, Rat always gets the smaller piece. But one day, Tiger takes the bullying too far, and Rat decides that he’s not going take it anymore. Rat stands up for himself and refuses to be Ttiger’s friend until Tiger learns to play fair and square. With appealing illustrations and a simple text, Keiko Kasza delivers an important message about friendship in this heartwarming story.
Keiko Kasza was born on a small Japanese island in the Inland Sea of Japan. She grew up in a typical Japanese extended family with her parents, two brothers, and grandparents. Uncles, aunts, and cousins also lived nearby. "All the steps I took growing up were very normal," Ms. Kasza says. "The only unusual thing I did was go to college...
Title:The Rat And The TigerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.5 × 8.31 × 0.12 inPublished:April 19, 2007Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142409006

ISBN - 13:9780142409008

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8


Editorial Reviews

As in her past books, Kasza here delivers a valuable lesson cunningly and effectively. (Publishers Weekly)

A good choice both for story times and for beginning readers. (School Library Journal)