Rat Fair

By Leah Rose Kessler, Cleonique Hilsaca (illustrator),

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Book description

A nearly-wordless picture book about a group of rats who mix up a sign for an Art Fair, and instead create a jolly Rat Fair. A compassionate young boy steps up to save them from the humans who would sweep their festivities away.

When a group of industrious, fun-loving rats…

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1 author picked Rat Fair as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This almost wordless picture book has some of my favorite artwork. The illustrations of the cute rats make me smile just thinking about them. This book forces you to look at every page and use your imagination to create your own story. What would a rat fair look like? Kids will love flipping through the pages to follow the rat's journey.

From Benjamin's list on debut children's books of 2021.

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