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The Penderwicks on Gardam Street 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 EagerThe 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

About the Author: Jeanne Birdsall

Jeanne Birdsall grew up in the suburbs west of Philadelphia, where she attended wonderful public schools Jeanne had lots of great teachers, but her favorites were Mrs Corkhill, sixth grade, who encouraged her intellectual curiosity Mr Tremonte, eighth grade algebra, who taught Jeanne to love and respect math and Miss Basehore, second and fourth year Latin, to whom Jeanne and Mr Penderwick will be forever grateful.Although she first decided to become a writer when she was ten years old, it took Jeanne until she was forty one to get started In the years in between, Jeanne had many strange jobs to support herself, and also worked hard as a photographer, the kind that makes art Some of Jeanne s photographs are included in the permanent collections of museums, including the Smithsonian and the Philadelphia Art Museum Her work can be seen in several galleries, including the R Michelson Galleries in western Massachusetts Jeanne s home now is with her husband in Northampton, Massachusetts Their house is old and comfortable, full of unruly animals, and surrounded by gardens.

10 thoughts on “The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

  1. m a r y l i z m a r y l i z says:

    Re Read March 2018 What words can describe my adoration for this series and its characters Reading a Penderwicks book is like a receiving a warm hug on a chilly day or like remembering a fond memory from your childhood It s blissful nostalgia the joy of childhood.I will never, ever stop coming back to the Penderwicks whenever I m in need of a comfortable, cozy, delightful read.

  2. Betsy Betsy says:

    I can t exactly remember what it was that kept me from reading The Penderwicks of Gardam Street the minute it came out on bookstore and library shelves As a children s librarian I certainly enjoyed Ms Birdsall s previous title, The Penderwicks A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, which garnered itself a bright and shiny National Book Award Then there was all that talk about a resurgence of old fashioned children s b

  3. Kathryn Kathryn says:

    The sequel to The Penderwicks earns four stars where the first earned five because I do feel that some of the magic of the first book with Arundel and Jeffrey, Cagney and the bunnies, and summertime that enchanted, timeless setting was lost by having the girls return to school and normal life However, I still enjoyed the book and very much appreciate the fact that Birdsall was able to keep the charm and sweetness of the family alive even by putting them back

  4. Kristin Hackett (SuperSpaceChick) Kristin Hackett (SuperSpaceChick) says:

    The Penderwicks at Gardam Street is a really solid follow up to The Penderwicks I love the relationship between the four sisters and I always look forward to the MOOPS meetings they hold This installment was particularly funny because Mr Penderwick s sister has decided that it s time for him to start dating again but the girls, not feeling ready yet, get themselves involved and humor ensues I think I actually enjoyed this second book just a smidgethan book one but i

  5. Joey T Joey T says:

    Wow She did it again Jeane Birdsall has successfully swept me away twice Witty, interesting, powerful A story of true friendship and family values A thoroughly enjoyable read I have very high hopes for this series All ages Completely appropriate.Happy reading

  6. Linda Hart Linda Hart says:

    Reading the adventures of the Penderwick family is like a breath of fresh air This sequel missed some of the adventure of the first story but was nonetheless enjoyable and and a great family or middleschool book.

  7. Debbie Debbie says:

    I liked The Penderwicks so much that I was worried that the sequel couldn t be as good But it was good These books are like Little Women but younger andmodern There s still an old fashioned feel about them, though, which I think is partly because things like phones and TVs and computers remain in the background.If I just read a summary of the books, I wouldn t think they seemed interesting, but there s something irresistible about them once you start reading Maybe it s the characters I lik

  8. Allison Tebo Allison Tebo says:

    Still just as wonderful after many, many re reads RTC

  9. Brigid ✩ Brigid ✩ says:

    This was cute It was a little slower andpredictable than the first one, but it was still a fun read And I love the Penderwick sisters and the bond they share I look forward to reading the next one

  10. Katie Ziegler (Life Between Words) Katie Ziegler (Life Between Words) says:

    Oh how I love this family.

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