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The Highway Rat

By Julia Donaldson   Illustrated by Axel Scheffler   

Scholastic Canada Ltd | ISBN 9781443149006 Paperback
32 Pages | Ages 4 to 8

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545477581 Hardcover
32 Pages | 10" x 11.25" | Ages 4 to 8

From the bestselling creators of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Quick! Hide all your goodies! The Highway Rat's coming, and he's going to steal your snacks...

He takes clover from a rabbit, nuts from a squirrel — he even steals his own horse's hay! Can no one stop him?

The creators of Stick Man and A Gold Star For Zog stand and deliver this fabulous new story of a wickedly loveable villain who gets his just deserts.

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Highway Rat

"A laugh-out-loud read the whole family will enjoy." —Canadian Family

*"Humorous details abound . . . This well-paced, rollicking tale is a guaranteed storytime treat." —School Library Journal, starred review

"With rhyming text that uses the refrain of "I am the Rat of the Highway," this is a rascally natural for group read-alouds." —Booklist

"Donaldson and Scheffler deliver a lot of laughs . . . A treat." —Kirkus

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