The Highway Rat
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
From the bestselling author and illustrator duo of The
‘Give me your buns and your biscuits!
Give me your chocolate eclairs!
For I am the Rat of the highway,
and the Rat Thief never shares!’
Life is not safe for the other animals, as the villainous Highway
Rat gallops along the highway, stealing their food.
Clover from a rabbit; nuts from a squirrel – he even
steals his own horse’s hay.
Will he finally meet his comeuppance, in the form of a cunning
A fabulous, rollicking rhyme, in the style of the famous Alfred
Noyes poem, ‘The Highwayman’
From the ceators of The Gruffalo, Stick Man and ZOG,
which have all been made into animated films
shown on BBC1
Superworm animation will debut on BBC1 in December
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