By Piers Anthony
Rowan is a really lonely ten-year-old lady. Her mom and dad despatched her to stick with her aunt and uncle, and he or she feels rejected by way of each person round her. She has a tendency to get into unintended mischief, which motives Rowan's kin to maintain threatening to ship her to boarding tuition. In one other measurement, Gopher is a burrowing tortoise. In Gopher's international animals are clever and speak telepathically, whereas all people are "dull" and basically used as beasts of burden. Gopher and 4 different neighbors reside jointly as burrow associates. for his or her burrow to be formally famous via the Elders they need to locate another for his or her team. the matter is that they are all too younger and nobody desires to sign up for them to assist guard the burrow. in the future, whereas digging a brand new tunnel, Gopher falls via a sinkhole and discovers an entire new realm. There Gopher meets Rowan and discovers to his horror that during this new international people can speak, and whereas they do not know how you can use telepathy but, the truth that they impart shocks Gopher. What a disaster it might be if people without notice turned clever! turning into associates, Rowan learns to speak telepathically and vows to aid Gopher locate his long ago domestic. yet her activity simply obtained much more complex while Gopher is captured by means of a tortoise hunter and Rowan discovers that development will quickly start over the sinkhole resulting in Gopher's international. The race is directly to rescue Gopher, cease the development, and get him again domestic back earlier than somebody discovers Gopher's mystery.
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