The Red Fairy Book

Author: Lang, Andrew

Average rating:
  • Fair-Read Level: 3
  • Illustrated? No
  • Audiobook
  • Length: G
  • Flesch: 79.76
  • Kincaid: 7.35
  • Fog Level: 9.98
  • Core 1 and 2: 85.27

Placement Text

ONCE upon a time there lived in the village of Montignies-sur-Roc a little cow-boy, without either father or mother. His real name was Michael, but he was always called the Star Gazer, because when he drove his cows over the commons to seek for pasture, he went along with his head in the air, gaping at nothing. As he had a white skin, blue eyes, and hair that curled all over his head, the village girls used to cry after him, 'Well, Star Gazer, what are you doing?' and Michael would answer, 'Oh, nothing,' and go on his way without