Catalogue Page for animal: Rat
Thieves target antique in temple while dog imprisoned underground to be ghost-yaksha
By Nandita BoseAge range: Teen Tags: Animal Story, Indian Animals: Dog, Rat Reading time: 10 - 15 mins
The Sacred Grove of Devrai
A sage guides holy birds, a rat, and a ghost to save an elephant corridor and sacred grove.
By Nandita BoseAge range: 9 to12, Teen Tags: Animal Story, Indian, Modern, Original Animals: Bird, Rat Reading time: 05 - 10 mins, 10 - 15 mins
Matt the Swamp Rat
Poem about a rat who tries to make friends whilst on an adventure
By Trevor WynnAge range: 3 to 5, 6 to 8 Tags: Modern, Original, Poem Animals: Rat Reading time: 01 - 05 mins
The Little Ladybird
In this traditional Portuguese folktale, adapted and translated by Dulce Rodrigues, a vain ladybird has a huge choice of suitors, but does she choose the right one?
By Dulce RodriguesAge range: 3 to 5, 6 to 8, 9 to12 Tags: Folk Tale, Illustrated Animals: Bull, Dog, Donkey, Ladybird, Pig, Rat Reading time: 01 - 05 mins
Little Red Hen
This story about a hardworking little hen whose friends won’t help her teaches us a valuable and timeless lesson. Includes audio narration.
The Devoted Friend
A bird tells a rat a story about a kind gardener and his friend, a rich miller, who didn’t understand the meaning of friendship.
By Oscar WildeAge range: 9 to12, Teen Tags: Classic Animals: Bird, Linnet, Rat Reading time: Over 20 mins
The Tale of Samuel Whiskers
This story tells of Tom Kitten’s escape from two rats who plan to make him into a pudding!