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Vegetable Thieves
Inga Moore
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Vegetable Thieves

4.58  ·  Rating Details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Published July 26th 1987 by Random House Value Publishing (first published April 16th 1984)
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Nov 06, 2012 Tashinga rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I remember when I was around 8 and I used to love reading, but it was mostly fables and childhood stories I read. One morning I saw this dusty book lying cramped on the library floor (we had a very small librar) and out of interest I just borrowed it. I never got around to reading it until around a week later when I started reading it at night by myself and I would just love it and would thoroughly enjoy it. I used to be so happy each night reading it that it became a ritual and everytime I woul ...more
Mike Spinak
Apr 20, 2013 Mike Spinak rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This course of this children's story is somewhat strange, and the story is perhaps a little bit edgier than most books for young children. It had more depth, substance, and originality than many children's books do. There are some awkward aspects that may be questionable, but there are beautiful aspects about forgiveness, love, and redemption, which more than make up for them possible missteps.

The illustrations are very good, and the story is engaging.
Alan Culler
Jan 05, 2008 Alan Culler rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was another great childhood book about rats that steal from a garden in order to survive. It taught me how to steal what I need.
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Inga Moore is a distinguished author and illustrator of children’s books whose illustrated titles include acclaimed versions of THE SECRET GARDEN and THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS. She lives in England.
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