Thursday, July 17, 2008

Birdsall, Jeanne. The Penderwicks

Birdsall, Jeanne. The Penderwicks. Knopf, 2005 [0-375-83143-6]
One summer the summer the Penderwick family (a father, four girls and a dog) decide to rent a cottage in the Berkshires. To their surprise it is the cottage on a huge estate of a very wealthy and snobbish woman. Each of the gout girls are very different but the all interact well together and look out for each other's quirks. One day they discover a strange boy on the estate who is the son of the owner. What follows is a fun summer, fun of adventure with the girls, the rich boy and the son of gardener.This 262 page book is a fun, light story.


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