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When Flora and her pesky little brother, Crispin, are whisked away by a swirling and swooping wind, she gets the opportunity of a lifetime: the chance to give her brother away. With tempting offers from a dragonfly, the man in the moon, and even the wind itself, she will find it difficult to choose. But Flora would do anything to get rid of Crispin, wouldn't she? Jeanne Birdsall's utterly charming picture book debut takes flight in Matt Phelan's twisting, twirling watercolors, brimming with wit and whimsy.
The Penderwicks are back! When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off to Point Mouette for the rest of the Penderwick girls, along with Hound, Aunt Claire and their honorary brother Jeffrey. That leaves Skye as OAP (Oldest Available Penderwick) - a terrifying notion for all, but especially for Skye. Things look good as they settle into their cosy holiday cottage, with picturesque surroundings, enthusiastic seagulls, and a friendly next-door neighbour. But when Skye's list of instructions gets ruined, the weight of responsibility is on her shoulders. Can she hold it together long enough to figure out Rosalind's directions about not letting Batty explode? Will Jane's new-found obsession with romance - and the skateboarding Dominic Orne - end in heartache? And will Jeffrey be able to keep peace between the girls . . . these girls who are his second, and most heartfelt, family? Filled with laughs and tears of joy, this latest installment in the Penderwick's adventures will warm you to the core.
The Penderwicks, a family consisting of a botanist father and four girls ranging in age from 4 to 12, are on vacation in the Berkshire Mountains of Massachusetts, where the girls meet new friends and generally have a good time.
When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off to Maine with Aunt Claire for the rest of the Penderwick girls, as well as their old friend, Jeffrey.That leaves Skye as OAP (oldest available Penderwick)--a terrifying notion for all, but for Skye especially. Things look good as they settle into their cozy cottage, with a rocky shore, enthusiastic seagulls, a just-right corner store, and a charming next-door neighbor. But can Skye hold it together long enough to figure out Rosalind's directions about not letting Batty explode? Will Jane's Love Survey come to a tragic conclusion after she meets the alluring Dominic? Is Batty--contrary to all accepted wisdom--the only Penderwick capable of carrying a tune? And will Jeffrey be able to keep peace between the girls . . . these girls who are his second, and most heartfelt, family?It's a rollicking ride as the Penderwicks continue their unforgettable adventures in a story filled with laughs and joyful tears!From the Hardcover edition.
A digital collection of the first three Penderwicks novels. With over one million copies sold, this irresistible series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.
THE PENDERWICK SISTERS are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure they get isn't quite what they had in mind. Mr. Penderwick's sister has decided it's time for him to start dating--and the girls know that can only mean one thing: disaster. Enter the Save-Daddy Plan--a plot so brilliant, so bold, so funny, that only the Penderwick girls could have come up with it. It's high jinks, big laughs, and loads of family warmth as the Penderwicks triumphantly return.
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