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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH has been reprinted in paperback as The Secret of NIMH, partially because of the movie's title and because many prospective readers were put off by a book about rats. O'Brien himself stated that people often asked him why he chose to write about rats. He also noted that one of the first reviews of this book admitted that the title had put the critic off but once beyond that mental block the critic went on to write one of the most enthusiastic reviews. Rats, however, are only some of the novel's many believable and entertaining characters, which include humans, mice, owls, crows, and cats.

Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH tells two stories simultaneously: one is the struggle of Mrs. Frisby to find a way to save her home and to save her son Timothy from a life-threatening illness; the second...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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