A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
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With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.
This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of a beautiful estate called Arundel. Soon they are busy discovering the summertime magic of Arundel’s sprawling gardens, treasure-filled attic, tame rabbits, and the cook who makes the best gingerbread in Massachusetts. But the best discovery of all is Jeffrey Tifton, son of Arundel’s owner, who quickly proves to be the perfect companion for their adventures.
The icy-hearted Mrs. Tifton is not as pleased with the Penderwicks as Jeffrey is, though, and warns the new friends to stay out of trouble. Which, of course, they will—won’t they? One thing’s for sure: it will be a summer the Penderwicks will never forget.
Deliciously nostalgic and quaintly witty, this is a story as breezy and carefree as a summer day.
From the Hardcover edition.
Publishers Weekly Review
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This is one of my favorite books! I read it every year and every time I read it I laugh, I cry, and smile. This is truly an amazing book! Thank you Jeanne Birdsall!
When I was reading this book I felt as if I could be right there!! Jeanne Birdsall used so many discriptive words that really pulled the book together!! The book was so great now I'm reading The second book, can't wait to finish it'!!!!! I would recommend this book to anyone that's in for an adventure. READ THIS BOOK!!!!!!!
It's ok not her best work but...
Its just ok
- Category: Fiction
- Published: Jun 14, 2005
- Publisher: Random House Children's Books
- Seller: Random House, LLC
- Print Length: 272 Pages
- Language: English