Who are the main characters? Who is your favourite character and why? Grandpa, his grandson, Joey and Zoey the horses, Mum and Dad
What is the basic plot of the book and how does it develop? The plot of the story is that the boy in the story goes to stay at his grandfathers house just for the holidays but actually ends up staying for a couple of months to teach his grandpa to read and write. He helped with the farm work and he really enjoyed the stay.
How would you describe the atmosphere of the book? It is a powerful story of family life, changing times, a competition between an old green tractor and a powerful plough horse named Joey that will never be forgotten.
What was the most exciting moment in the book? Well it is very exciting when the grandpa has to take over from his father in a bet.
What were the best and worst things about this book? I think it was all good especially because it was like a diary entry. One bad thing is that it doesn’t mention the name of the boy in the story.
Did this book change the way you thought or felt about anything? Well know I realise that farmers have a reasonably good life because before I though that they have a very difficult and hard life.
Who do you think would like this book? I think that children from 7 – 11 would enjoy reading this book.
What rating would you give this book out of ten? I would rate this book 9/ 10.