THE RATS OF MEADOWSWEET FARM by Dick King-Smith
Interest Age: 5-8
Life on Meadowsweet Farm has always had a balance – Farmer Green turns a blind eye to the rats and the rats run the show. Well, one rat in particular – Ripper, the King Rat. But one day things turn upside down when Farmer Green kills some of Ripper’s best men. Now the rats are out for revenge…
Animal Farm meets Shaun the Sheep in this dark comedy from the award-winning creator of Babe the Sheep-Pig, with illustrations by Time Team artist Victor Ambrus.
Information for Grown-Ups: This book has a dyslexia-friendly layout, typeface and paperstock so that even more readers can enjoy it.
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