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The Anybodies

The Anybodies

by N. E. Bode Illustrated by Peter Ferguson
What if I were to TELL you that this is an all-true story, every word? You see, once there was a VERY REAL girl named Fern who found out that she'd been swapped at birth. This might disturb some people, but it made Fern happy because she'd never felt at home with her tragically dull parents, the Drudgers. Fern finds out about the mix-up when the Bone (er, her father) and his "son," Howard, show up at Fern's front door. Now both families decide to UNSWAP the kids for the summer, and Fern heads off with the Bone on a wild adventure into a world inhabited by the Miser, a sinister fellow; and the Great Realdo, a true hero, to name just two. This book promises suspense! Intrigue! Mystery! Fairies fall out of books! Birds turn into dogs! Nuns turn into lampposts! So I have no idea why you're still lingering here. . . . Start reading!
Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
4.9
Lexile Measure
730L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Number of Pages
288
Genre
Adventure, Comedy and Humor, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author and Illustrator

N. E. Bode
Peter Ferguson

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