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4.0 out of 5 stars
i was a rat by george chandler, 18 Feb 2013
I was a rat
My dad bought me this book for me, recommended by my English tutor who encourages me to read books for better descriptive writing and vocab. When the book first arrived, I looked at the front cover and it looked like a boring book, but as they say "never judge a book by its cover".
"I was a rat" is a story of a boy who claims he used to be a rat. We also meet an eccentric Mr Tapscrew, along with the beautiful princess who has some secrets that are untold but could be revealed later in the book.
The pictures are quite amusing and detailed as well as the headlines about the rat boy and the bias ballots on the headline. He is always up to extreme mischief and hangs around bad influences. With him in the story it makes the whole book an adventure.
Overall, I think this is a great story to read by Philip Pullman and it's a good book to bury your head in it and forget about current thoughts.
Reviewed By George Chandler