Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Written by Robert C. O’Brien and Illustrated by Zena Bernstein

The story of a widowed mouse, Mrs. Frisby, who must move her family to their summer home to avoid summer plowing. Her son Timothy is too ill to survive the trip. She gets help from an owl, who tells her about the mice escapees from NIMH. The mice are living in a rosebush and have acquired human skills from their time in the laboratory.

Age Range 8 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
240
Publisher
Aladdin
Grade Level 3rd - 7th
ISBN
9780689710681
Lexile 790
Themes