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The Last Bargain

With both humor and grace, Aiyer and Gupta teach a lesson on gratefulness through the story of a rat who gives a hungry man a dry stick to make a fire and is given a piece of toasted bread as thanks. This is the first in a series of exchanges, each growing more grandiose. As the rat’s pride grows bigger, his selfishness begins to get the better of him. The repetition of dialogue pairs with the progression of the rat’s arrogance to create a build-up that will leave children laughing—and feeling grateful for simple things. Ages four and up.

Reviewed by Aimee Jodoin

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