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The amazing Maurice and his educated rodents

Author: Terry Pratchett
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2001.
Series: Pratchett, Terry. Discworld (children's)., 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A talking cat, intelligent rats, and a strange boy cooperate in a Pied Piper scam until they try to con the wrong town and are confronted by a deadly evil rat king.
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Genre/Form: Children's stories
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Humorous fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Pratchett
ISBN: 0385601239 9780385601238
OCLC Number: 47727446
Awards: 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 ; 22 cm
Series Title: Pratchett, Terry. Discworld (children's)., 1.
Responsibility: Terry Pratchett.

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Maurice has survived four years on the toughest streets of Discworld. He reckons that rats are dumb, but he's smart enough to realize that there's a new kind of rat around - rats who can talk. This  Read more...

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