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I WAS A RAT - AUDIOBOOK - Chapter by Chapter

I WAS A RAT

Audiobook - Read by Philip Pullman

 

This term's Power of Reading text linked to our writing tasks is "I Was a Rat" by Philip Pullman.

 

Below is the full unabridged (whole version) audiobook, brilliantly read by the author himself. It has been broken into single chapters to make it easy to read in bitesize chunks, as well as to find and access specific parts quickly.

 

You can use you own copy of the book to follow and read along with as you listen, picturing the adventures in your head as the story slowly unfolds.

Chapter 1 - I Was a Rat (Page 5)

Chapter 2 - The Privy (Page 15)

Chapter 3 - The City Hall (Page 20)

Chapter 4 - The Orphanage (Page 25)

Chapter 5 - The Police Station (Page 26)

Chapter 6 - The Hospital (Page 29)

Chapter 7 - The School (Page 33)

Chapter 8 - No Escape (Page 41)

Chapter 9 - A Curious and Interesting Case (Page 46)

Chapter 10 - A Philosophical Investigation (Page 52)

Chapter 11 - Mr Tapscrew (Page 58)

Chapter 12 - Where's He Gone? (Page 62)

Chapter 13 - You Want 'Em Nauseated (Page 67)

Chapter 14 - A Load of Old Cod (Page 71)

Chapter 15 - The Wonder of the Age (Page 74)

Chapter 16 - Goose Weather (Page 81)

Chapter 17 - Well, Where's He Gone? (Page 91)

Chapter 18 - The Sharp Article (Page 97)

Chapter 19 - Removals (Page 101)

Chapter 20 - Who's That? (Page 107)

Chapter 21 - A Pair of Old Trams (Page 112)

Chapter 22 - Hunched and Malevolent, Radiating Pure Evil (Page 116)

Chapter 23 - The Freedom of the Press (Page 120)

Chapter 24 - Don't Be Deceived (Page 122)

Chapter 25 - Our Children Are in Danger (Page 126)

Chapter 26 - Tripe (Page 130)

Chapter 27 - No Room (Page 135)

Chapter 28 - The Tribunal (Page 139)

Chapter 29 - Scarlet Slippers, or the Practical Value of Craftsmanship (Page 153)

Chapter 30 - Princess Mary Jane (Page 156)

Chapter 31 - The Princess and the Prison (Page 161)

Chapter 32 - Wish as Hard as You Like (Page 164)

Chapter 33 - The Power of the Press (Page 172)

Chapter 34 - Toasted Cheese (Page 173)

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