The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

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Random House Children's Books, Apr 8, 2008 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
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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.

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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User Review  - thornton37814 - LibraryThing

When the Penderwick sister's mother died, her dying wish was for her husband to find love again. She made her husband's sister promise to try to get him to begin dating again after a reasonable time ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I read this in one sitting - I just took it out to the swing in the yard and read it through. Perfect way to read it for its nostalgic tone and comforting ideas. The story started a little slow but by ... Read full review

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TWO The Blue Letter
THREE Bedtime Stories
SIX The SaveDaddy Plan
SEVEN A Skating Coach and an Orange
EIGHT Funty and the Bug
TWELVE Janes Grand Gesture
FOURTEEN Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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About the author (2008)

Jeanne Birdsall lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, with her husband and a large assortment of animals. The Penderwicks on Gardam Street is her second novel.

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