The Four-Story Mistake
Macmillan, 2002 - Juvenile Fiction - 196 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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ValerieAndBooks - LibraryThing
The Four-Story Mistake is part of a trilogy set The Melendy Family, that I borrowed from the library over and over as a kid. Somehow, I was recently spurred to re-read these stories (which actually ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
The Melendy family has moved to the country. In the previous story, The Saturdays their brownstone in New York was damaged by fire. Father Melendy has moved his four kids (Rush, Miranda, Oliver and ... Read full review
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