Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Author:Robert C. O'Brien, Kenny McKendry (Illustrator) 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 intellig... more »ent creatures, who come up with a brilliant solution to her dilemma. And Mrs. Frisby in turn renders them a great service.
Kenny McKendry (Illustrator)
Robert C. O'Brien won the Newbery Medal for MRS FRISBY AND THE RATS OF NIMH, filmed as THE SECRETS OF NIMH.
Robert C. O'Brien: pseudonym of Robert Leslie Conly (1922-1973)« less
A modern children's classic enjoyed by all ages. About intelligent rats from a lab experiment who, with the help of a couple of equally intelligent mice, escape and set up a model colony with all mod-cons. One of the smart mice marries and now his widow desperately needs help from the Rats of NIMH to save her little sons life.