Name (First Name, Last Initial)
Estelle P
Book Title
Emily and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
Lynne Jonell
Fantasy Science Fiction
What is the setting of the book?
The story takes place in Emily‘s neighborhood. Some happens in her house, at her school, and in Rodent Town.
Who is/are the main character(s)? What are they like?
Emily is the main character. She is a sad girl whose parents keep flying away. She’s very rich and can hear rats when they speak.
What is the conflict of the story?
Emily‘s not so nice nanny keeps giving her parents potato rolls that have a chinchilla’s footprint in it. The chinchilla has a power to make people care about things they normally don’t and not care about things they normally do, such as parents caring for their child. Ms. Barmy is a very mean lady who works for Emily‘s family.
What was the conclusion of the book?
Ms. Barmy gets turned into a rat and cannot turn back in a human because the rat that can shrink people has a sister whose kisses bring people back to normal, but it doesn’t work on her because she is too mean. Emily and her friend Joe go back to their families, and Emily‘s parents go back to normal.
While reading the book, what were your emotions?
I felt excited while reading the book because I knew the book was very good and wanted to get to the next page!
Do you think the book had a moral? If so, what was it?
Take care of your children. I really think that’s the main lesson.
Star Rating
Selected Value: 1 (0 min / 10 max)
Why did you give the book this rating?
I rate it 10, because the book is so amazing.
What was your favorite/least favorite part?
My favorite part was probably when Emily met the endear mouse, because the endear mouse is so cute and lovely. I was glad that she decided not to kill it.
Would you recommend this book to others? Why?
I would recommend it because it’s a really good story, and it’s good for all ages.
How much action was in the book?
Selected Value: 10 (0 min / 10 max)
How much drama was in the book?
Selected Value: 10 (0 min / 10 max)
How much humor was in the book?
Selected Value: 5 (0 min / 10 max)
How much suspense was in the book?
Selected Value: 2 (0 min / 10 max)
Book Report: Emily and the Incredible Shrinking Rat