In this fantastic and funny picture book Margaret Atwood offers a deliciously ridiculous tale about the virtues of resisting restrictions. Rude Ramsay has reached the end of his rope! Sick of eating rock-hard rice, wrinkled ravioli, and raw rhinoceros, Ramsay and Ralph the red-nosed rat resolve to leave their rectangular residence in a quest for more refreshing repast and to prove that the grass really is greener on the other side of the fence. With lots of 'r's' to help the story roll along, Margaret Atwood's rollicking text, combined with Dusan Petricic's lively art, make this book a real treat for Margaret Atwood fans, old and new.
Margaret Atwood lives in Canada and is the author of many wonderful books for adults as well as four other books for children. She has won the Booker Prize with Blind Assassin as well as being shortlisted for the prize with Oryx and Crake. Dusan Petricic is an award-winning illustrator who has illustrated over twenty books for children. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Scientific American and the Toronto Star. Like Margaret, Dusan lives in Toronto, Canada.