The Penderwicks

The Penderwicks

A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and A Very Interesting Boy

Audiobook CD - 2006
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"Four sisters and their widowed father spend three enchanted weeks at a summer cottage: Rosalind experiences the poignancy of first unrequited love; Skye confronts a tyrannical, aristocratic neighbor; Jane writes a new book about her favorite detective heroine; and little Batty befriends two rabbits. This enormously heartwarming and satisfying novel honors and enriches the beloved tradition of the classic children's family story"--Judges' Citation, National Book Foundation (U.S.A.)
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2006
Edition: Unabridged
Branch Call Number: COMPACT DISC FICTION BIR
Characteristics: 6 CDs (6 hr. 45 min.) : digital ; 12 cm
Additional Contributors: Denaker, Susan

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hewit1993
Aug 07, 2018

Reminiscent of Little Women, but with the misadventures of Anne of Green Gables, the Penderwicks are a loveable set of sisters. The story has an old fashioned feel set in more modern times.

LiztheLibrarian Feb 12, 2018

The series is a fantastic series for any lover of realistic fiction and some mild hi-jinks and adventure. You will fall in love with the four Penderwick sisters.

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geneva25
Jul 28, 2017

grade 2 read aloud (save for travelling)

Chapel_Hill_MollyL May 22, 2015

A purely lovely novel for all ages--lighthearted, well plotted, great characters. My kids and I have read and re-read all of the books in the Penderwicks series and consider ourselves honorary MOPs. This is not just a book for girls! My 9-year-old son is a huge fan. Great for summer reading.

Donnalee Smith May 08, 2012

This book was an unexpected pleasure. It is a fun, sweet story about four sisters and their summer adventures while on a holiday. Each sister has her own unique personality and each readers will have a different favourite. (My favourite is Rosalind). The story is a perfect blend of modern spirit and old-fashioned charm. This book is ideal for girls grades 4-8 and for adults who would enjoy a well-written, fresh, funny, new children's book.

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greta39 May 27, 2011

greta39 thinks this title is suitable for All Ages

Chloe Rose Brubaker May 07, 2011

Chloe Rose Brubaker thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 15

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