Publication Date: April 20, 2006
Reading Level: Lexile Measure 600L, Scholastic Guided Reading Level P
Interest Level: Grades 3-5
Major Awards: Read Aloud BILBY Award, Books I Love Best Yearly: Younger Readers Award
Number of Pages: 241 pages
Approximate Word Count: 34,160 words
Audible Book Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins (Audio includes several Roald Dahl books - Esio Trot, The Enormous Crocodile & The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Book Themes: The Importance of Family, Pride, Socioeconomic Status, Intelligence, Being Hypocritical, Parenting, Environment
Genre: Adventure, Magical Realism
Setting: British countryside -- Farms and Underground
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First Line: Down in the valley there were three farms.
Point of View: third person from an unseen character