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Demco Media, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction
12 Reviews
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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Review: Ragweed (Dimwood Forest 0)

User Review  - Molly Dinh - Goodreads

What an endearing novel that is at once a children's novel and a coming of age novel for old and young. Avi's Dimwood Forest series is fantastic and I look forward to reading this book out loud to my class in the fall. Read full review

Review: Ragweed (Dimwood Forest 0)

User Review  - Giselle Bradley - Goodreads

I read this book years ago. I don't remember all of it but I do remember loving it. I was probably around the ages 8 to 12. I was an animal book reader when I was younger. I read half of the books in ... Read full review

About the author (2000)

Avi was born in 1937, in the city of New York and raised in Brooklyn. He began his writing career as a playwright, and didn't start writing childrens books until he had kids of his own.

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