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It's a classic boarding school story with a twist - most of the action takes place at the end of the school holidays, and at a microscopic level. Darrow's experiments in building a miniature kingdom have succeeded, and that he is the catalyst for what is to come.

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It introduces an amzing storyline right from the beginning to keep any reader carrying on and shows all the fantastic elements every story needs to make you carry on. Take The Carpet People by Terry Pratchett, Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift, and Gregor the Overlander by Suzann Collins, mix them together, and add a surprising twist.Darrow’s special goggles, lip-reading, and a special setting on his hearing aids, Max can communicate with the warring populace, who have divided themselves up by hair and eye color (skin color is not mentioned) into separate factions: Blues, Reds, and Greens. While Max and his new friend Sasha fight to protect the Floor from their evil headmaster, Luke must fight to save it from being destroyed by all-out war. As this brief summary indicates, this is a totally off-the-wall story and is characteristic of the vivid imagination that we've come to associate with Ross Montgomery.

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What kid hasn’t pretended there are microscopic people living microscopic lives right under our noses?

Darrow somehow entirely replaced the aid's internal mechanisms with new equipment that aid manufacturers, audiologists, and innovators do not have access to.


Max finds a way to communicate with Luke, the tiny boy who's Prince (and almost King) of one of the three tribes now living on the floor of the caretaker's room. The majority of successful speechreaders do use residual hearing to supplement their lipreading, and it's clear that Max does as well. Author Guy Bass introduces SCRAP, about one robot who tried to protect the humans on his planet against an army of robots.

It was fun, imaginative and, at moments, deeply touching, covering themes such as the value of paying attention to detail, seeing things from other perspectives to build shared understanding, finding friendship and comraderie in unlikely places and being courageous enough to follow your heart.

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