A mouse has to do what a mouse has to do. Ragweed is determined to see the world. He leaves his family and cozy country home and sets off by train for the big city. What wonders await him: music, excitement, new friends...and cunning, carnivorous cats! Silversides is the purring president of F.E.A.R. (Felines Enraged About Rodents), a group dedicated to keeping cats on top, people in the middle, and mice on the bottom. Can Ragweed and his motley yet musical crew of city nice--Clutch, Dipstick, Lugnut, and Blinker--band together to fight their feline foe?
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RAGWEED: A Tale from Dimwood ForestUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Avi (see review, above) elaborates on the "city mouse, country mouse" theme in this rousing prequel to Poppy (1995), starring Poppy's ill-fated beau. Impelled by wanderlust to hop a train to who-knows ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jmoncton - LibraryThing
The first in the Tales of Dimwood Forest series. Good children's book - not quite as fun as other ones in the series, but still a good read. Read full review