Malcolm at Midnight (Hardcover)

By W. H. Beck, Brian Lies (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin, 9780547681009, 265pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2012



When Malcolm the rat arrives as the pet at McKenna School, he revels in the attention. He also meets the Midnight Academy, a secret society of classroom pets that keeps the nutters (kids) safe. There's just one problem...rats have a terrible reputation So when the Academy's iguana leader is kidnapped, Malcolm must prove his innocence--and that even rats can be good guys. Illustrated by Brian Lies of Bats at the Beach, this engaging middle-grade novel will have readers rooting for Malcolm as they try to solve the mystery alongside him.