Gregor the OverlanderBook - 2003
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BklynYesha Dec 14, 2016
When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving humans, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy.
Twelve-year-old Ananka Fishbein discovers an underground room in the park across from her New York City apartment, and meets a mysterious girl called Kiki Strike who claims that she, too, wants to explore the subterranean world.
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This is about a person who falls in the underland and meets all sorts of different creatures like talking rats and bats.
He finds out that his dad is stuck down there so he goes with some friends that he has made and rescues his dad.
Gregor and his two-year-old sister, Boots, fell through a... hole (?) and into the secret (kinda) underground world called the Underland (kinda obvious name). They learn of the Prophecy of Gray, and has to go on a quest to save their dad, who disappeared from their apartment two years ago and apparently fell through the same air duct as Gregor and Boots and has been imprisoned by the rats.
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"A bold, brave, powerful warrior that the Underlanders would tell stories about for centuries. He could almost see himself leading a squadron of bats into battle, stunning the rats, saving the Underland from--
'Ge-go, I pee!' announced Boots.
And there he stood, a boy in a goofy hard hat with a beat-up flashlight and a bunch of batteries he hadn't even tested to see if they had juice.
The mighty warrior excused himself and changed a diaper." Chapter 12 Pages 137-138