The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, April 2010
School library journal starred, May 2010
Horn book, May 2010
Accelerated Reader MG RL 6.8 9.0 135540 GNET PCMS
NBK 4/10 PPLY
A Junior Library Guild selection
6.8 Perma-Bound Books.
4-7 Perma-Bound Books.
Fifteen-year-old Miss Penelope Lumley, a recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, is hired as governess to three young children who have been raised by wolves and must teach them to behave in a civilized manner quickly, in preparation for a Christmas ball.