Henry Holt and Company (BYR), Sep 1, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 177 pages
Four reasons to cheer!
Meet the Melendys! Mona, the eldest, is thirteen. She has decided to become an actress and can recite poetry at the drop of a hat. Rush is twelve and a bit mischievous. Miranda is ten and a half. She loves dancing and painting pictures. Oliver is the youngest. At six, he is a calm and thoughful person. They all live with their father, who is a writer, and Cuffy, their beloved housekeeper, who takes on the many roles of nurse, cook, substitute mother, grandmother, and aunt.
Elizabeth Enright’s Melendy Quartet, which captures the lively adventures of a family as they move from the city to the country, are being published in new editions. Each of the books features a foreward and signature black-and-white interior illustrations by the author. Popular artist Tricia Tusa provides irresistible new cover art that will appeal to today’s readers.
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Review: The Saturdays (The Melendy Family #1)User Review - Laura Shank - Goodreads
I'm reading my way back through my childhood. I loved this book as a kid, and when I stumbled upon it on the library website, I had to read it again. Read full review
Review: The Saturdays (The Melendy Family #1)User Review - Penny McGill - Goodreads
This is the perfect read for a rainy Saturday or any Saturday. I am sure that any child could find something in the Melendy kids that reminds them of a friend or of something in their own personality. Read full review