Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat

Jonell, Lynne.  Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat.  Illustrated by Jonathan Bean.  New York:  Henry Holt and Company, 2007. ISBN:  978-0-8050-8150-3.

Lynne Jonell,  the author of several picture books, has written a book for middle grade readers titled Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat. Our hero Emmy must overcome magical potions, an evil nanny, and distant parents with the help of an irritable rat and some very small friends.  Miss Barmy is a villain right out of a Roald Dahl story, complete with a cane etched with her previous victims.  Kids will cheer on Emmy as she attempts to reunite with her parents and help her new found friends. Emmy can be found at JUV J766e in the CRC hallway.

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