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Gnome and Rat: Time to Party!

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So super cute and whimsical. Rat is the brains of the operation and gnome is the personality hire, and I love them deeply.

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Gnome and Rat are apparently back and I am late to the party!

I am so glad to have discovered this series of graphic novels. Not only are the stories in Time to Party super cute, engaging, and packed full of a funny and supportive friendship; but they also are brought to life with the most adorable, full color illustrations. I am in love!

Set at a transitional chapter book level, perfect for those ready to move up from Mo Willems and Fly Guy, or even those who are still in the helper reading stage, Gnome and Rat include a lot of the frequently used 'sight words' while also including more diverse language in a way that isn't overwhelming.

I fully intend to add every Gnome and Rat book to my reader's advisory, and am excited to read each one that comes out myself!

Thank you to NetGalley and Random House Children's for the eARC!

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I know that by kiddos would love this book. Cute characters and great friendship. The stories are original, clever, and kids will find them hilarious. My daughter's favorite animal is a rat so I want to introduce her to this series. Cute illustrations as well. Graphic Novels are also a great tool for reluctant early readers. Definitely would recommend.

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I received an electronic ARC from Random House Children's Publishers through NetGalley.
Rat and Gnome are back for more adventures. Elementary level readers will appreciate their humorous antics and feel they are part of the fun. The short chapter format works for early readers to follow the entire story and be able to take a break or jump into the next adventure. Colorful illustrations support the text and provide further clues and details. A fun, light read that won't stay on my shelves.

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My children love a fun graphic novel and this book peeked their interest! The characters are adorable. Not only do my children love graphic novels, but my students do as well because they can pair the pictures with the social situation - perspective taking and prediction taking is more challenging for neurodivergent individuals. With some help my students could understand the perspective taking and opportunities for predicting what may happen. This book is great for all young readers who enjoy graphic novels. Plus, the humor is great!

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I'm an adult and I laughed out loud more than once while reading this. It's so cute and funny, and I really loved Rat and Gnome. What a fabulous friendship!
Early readers will feel accomplished reading this.
Thanks so much to NetGalley for letting me read this

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Gnome and Rat Time to Party by the Lauren Stohler

Release Date: March 12, 2024

This is incredibly cute and funny. This would be loved by my 8 and 13 year old. It’s an easy read with some great artwork! I highly recommend checking out this cute book!

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"Gnome and Rat: Time to Party!" is a great follow up to the first graphic novel. Perfect for reluctant or beginning readers that love a good laugh.

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My kids hadn’t discovered Gnome and Rat before this book but now they are eager to read more stories about the two friends! These graphic novels are adorable and unique where each chapter is a separate story in its own right but also links to the the stories in the book. Our favorite story was the first one because Gnome misplaces his cookie and it is found in a place that the kids just giggled and giggled over. The pictures were cute without being babyish. A nice change!

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the advance copy. All opinions are my own.

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This is the cutest book! They have the cutest illustrations. You just want it to never end! The gnome is having such a cute birthday party! The gnome looks like the cutest little Santa Clause!

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I received an ARC of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.

I love this book even more than the first one. A rat. A gnome. A birthday. A true friendship. Fairytale mushrooms. Pizza. Really, it has it all.

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Thank you to the publishers and NetGalley for the ARC copy!

Gnome and Rat are gearing up to celebrate Gnome's 133rd birthday by trying three new activities. Rat beings to feel a bit left out, but Gnome knows just what to do to cheer him up!

This is the first Gnome and Rat story I've read, and it was absolutely adorable! The illustrations are adorable and vibrant, and Gnome and Rat are just so goofy and funny. This title was laugh out loud funny. This is a perfect early graphic novel to recommend to beginning readers and their families.

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I received an advanced copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.
They're back! Join Gnome and Rat as they prepare for more partying. Gnome's 133rd birthday is coming soon, and Rat is getting excited for "Raturday." From losing weight for a few extra fudge munchies to chewing gum and even rolling down a hill competition, Gnome and Rat are always doing things together. It's laughable and funny, and I highly enjoyed it. I can't wait for volume three!

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I loved this graphic novel! Will definitely recommend to my students and purchase for my classroom collection.

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It is Gnome’s 133 birthday and Gnome wants to do 3 thinks for his birthday. Gnome accomplishes them throughout the book. Rat is feeling a little left out, since there are so many special Gnome days. Luckily, Gnome comes up with Raturday to make Rat feel better.

I love the first Gnome and Rat graphic novel and this one is just as good. It made me laugh out loud. I love how the 2 work everything out in the end.

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Thanks to NetGalley and Random House Books for an advance copy for review.

I fell in love with Gnome and Rat when I read the first graphic novel. When I read these graphic novels I can't stop smiling. Gnome is so silly and loveable. This time it is Gnomes 133rd birthday. Follow Gnome and Rat as they come up with the best birthday ever.

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Thanks to Random House Children's, Knopf Books for Young Readers, and NetGalley for the advanced readers copy!

Gnome and Rat are back in the second graphic novel of this series. I loved it just as much as the first. Gnome and Rat are so fun to read about and the illustrations are top notch!

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Gnome and Rat: Time to Party! was one of the cutest books ever! The illustrations were so silly, and I found myself looking forward to seeing what Gnome and Rat were going to do on the next pages to come. The cover made this book stick out to me, and I am so glad I had the chance to read it. Gnome turns 133 and is wanting to come up with three big things to do for his birthday! He is going to be blowing the biggest bubble he has ever blown for one of his big things...is that a good idea? Maybe... Rat feels a little left out because Gnome has a ton of Gnome holidays to celebrate, but Rat doesn't have anything! They come up with the best holiday idea.....RATURDAY! Every Saturday is now Raturday! A day just for him. He wants to grow tomatoes for his first celebration! Buckets and buckets of them for a feast! Just wait until you see what they make with the tomatoes! I really recommend everyone to choose this as their next read because it will keep you giggling! I am looking forward to reading more adventures of Gnome and Rat!
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This is adorable and hilarious. My children love it too. The cookie thing- hilarious. They are just living their best lives. .

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A very cute graphic novel for kids with fun characters and short chapters. I would definitely recommend this to younger readers and their parents.

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