Sadie and Ratz

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Sadie and Ratz
Written by Sonya Hartnett
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ISBN-10: 0763664618
ISBN-13: 9780763664619
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Sadie and Ratz

author: Sonya Hartnett
illustrator: Ann James

Sadie and Ratz are the names of Hannah’s hands. They aren’t animals, but they behave like wild beasts. For one thing, they’re always after four-year-old Baby Boy. Baby Boy knows how to turn the tables, though, and when he blames Sadie and Ratz for trouble he causes, Hannah may have to send Sadie and Ratz on vacation to prove their innocence. Award- winning author Sonya Hartnett spins a tale for younger readers about mischief, siblings, and taking matters into your own hands.

“A real slice of family life, the sweet with the bitter.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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Fiction - Illustrated Middle-grade / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 5 1/8" x 7 5/8"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Family; Imagination & Play; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Sonya Hartnett is the winner of the 2008 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, the world’s largest award for lifetime achievement in children’s and youth literature. She is also the author of many acclaimed young adult novels, including Surrender, The Ghost’s Child, The Silver Donkey, Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf, What the Birds See, and Thursday’s Child. Sonya Hartnett lives in Australia.
illustrator’s comments:
Ann James is the award-winning illustrator of more than sixty books for children, including The Midnight Babies, Little Humpty, and Lucy Goosey, written by Margaret Wild, and The Way I Love You, by David Bedford. Ann James lives in Australia.
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