1. The author states that the rats were able to
get the laboratory collars off, but does not explain how they got them
off. Give your explanation of how this happened.
2. Do you agree with Mrs. Frisby's decision to
not tell her children that she had volunteered to put the sleeping
powder in Dragon's bowl. Why?
3. Nicodemus believes rats would not have made
tools if they developed their own civilization. Do you agree or disagree
with his belief? Why?
4. Why is
the Toy Tinker an appropriate name for the dead man they found in the
5. The rats discover that
life was too easy and they became worried. What are some
conveniences in your life that perhaps make life too easy?
Jenner and Nicodemus disagree over the creation of a rat
civilization. Who do you agree with and why?