The Infamous Ratsos

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The Infamous Ratsos
Written by Kara LaReau
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 076369875X
ISBN-13: 9780763698751
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The Infamous Ratsos

author: Kara LaReau
illustrator: Matt Myers

series name:
Infamous Ratsos

Louie and Ralphie Ratso’s dad, Big Lou, always says that there are two kinds of people: those who are tough and those who are soft. Louie and Ralphie are tough, tough, tough, just like Big Lou, and they’re going to prove it. But every time they try to show just how tough they are, the Ratso brothers end up accidentally doing good deeds instead. What’ll Big Lou do when he finds out they’ve been acting like softies all over the Big City? The recipient of a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor, this clever and surprisingly warmhearted chapter book shows that being tough all the time can be really tough.

A Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book!

“Louie and Ralphie Ratso are determined to be as tough as their truck-driver father, but the rats’ efforts go hilariously awry.” — Publishers Weekly (starred review)
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076369875X /  9780763698751
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Fiction - First Chapter Book / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 9 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 5 1/2" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 4
Animals; Family; Humorous Stories;
author’s comments:
Kara LaReau is the author of a number of picture books, including Ugly Fish, Mr. Prickles, and Otto: The Boy Who Loved Cars, all illustrated by Scott Magoon. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island, with her family.
illustrator’s comments:
Matt Myers is the illustrator of E-I-E-I-O: How Old MacDonald Got His Farm with a Little Help from a Hen by Judy Sierra, and Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind by Gary Ross, as well as many other books for young readers. Matt Myers lives in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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