Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH is a fictional novel published by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division in New York and copyrighted in 1971 by Robert C. O'Brien.
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH was written by American authorRobert C. O'Brien in 1971 with illustrations by Zena Bernstein. The back cover synopsis of the book reads as follows:
"Mrs. Frisby, a widowed mouse with four small children, is faced with a terrible problem. She must move her family to their summer quarters immediately, or face almost certain death. But her youngest son, Timothy, lies ill with pneumonia and must not be moved. Fortunately, she encounters the rats of NIMH, an extraordinary breed of highly intelligent creatures who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma. And Mrs. Frisby in turn renders them a great service."
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH won the 1972 Newberry Medal and was adapted into a film in 1982 called The Secret of NIMH. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIHM is recommended by Lion Stationers and can be purchased from the following vendors:
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