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Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat by Lynne Jonell
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Mar 16, 2011

it was amazing
bookshelves: childrens, fantasy, 2011, contemporaryfiction
Read on March 16, 2011

Oh, this one was fun. Clever and a little subversive and very reminiscent of Roald Dahl (particularly The Witches).

Emmy was a likable and solid main character, but Miss Barmy really made the book as a truly fabulous villain. And all of the various rodents were really just icing on the cake (Extract of Gerbil! the Endear Mouse!).

This one will go to the top of my list for recommendations at the Book Shop.
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03/16/2011 page 87
25.0% "It took me this long to notice the flip-book effect on the top right corner. :) Very Roald Dahl, in the very best way."

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