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The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, Publishers, 2002.
Series: Carnegie Medal, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Maurice, a streetwise tomcat, has the perfect money-making scam. Everyone knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice has a stupid-looking kid with a pipe, and his very own plague of rats - strangely educated rats. But in Bad Blintz, the little con suddenly goes down the drain, for someone there is playing a different tune and now the rats must learn a new word. Evil. It's not a game any more. It's a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Children's stories
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 9780552552028 055255202X 9780552552028 0385601239 9780385601238 006001234X 9780060012342 0060012331 9780060012335 0552546933 9780552546935
OCLC Number: 752305566
Awards: Winner of LA Carnegie Medal 2002.
Shortlisted for WH Smith Book Awards (Children's Book of the Year) 2002.
Shortlisted for Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2002.
Winner of LA Carnegie Medal 2002
Short-listed for WH Smith Book Awards (Children's Book of the Year) 2002
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2002
Short-listed for Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2002
Description: 269 pages ; 23 cm
Series Title: Carnegie Medal, 2001.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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IT'S A RAT-EAT-RAT WORLD . . .Every town on Discworld knows the stories about rats and pipers, and Maurice - a streetwise tomcat - leads a band of educated ratty friends (and a stupid kid) on a nice  Read more...

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