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Robert C. O'Brien (1) [1918–1973]

This page covers the author of Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH.

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Robert C. O'Brien was a distinguished author and journalist, whose other books for young readers include The Silver Crown and Z for Zachariah. Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH was the basis for the motion picture, the Secret of NIMH.
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Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH 9,386 copies, 153 reviews
Z for Zachariah 1,689 copies, 68 reviews
The Silver Crown 676 copies, 12 reviews
A Report from Group 17 33 copies, 1 review
Z for Zachariah [2015 film] (Author) 16 copies
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