The Penderwicks

The Penderwicks

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

Book - 2005 | 1st ed.
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"While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages four through twelve, share adventures with a local boy, much to the dismay of his snobbish mother"--T.p. verso.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780375931437
0375931430
9780375831430
0375831436
Branch Call Number: J
Characteristics: 262 p. ; 22 cm.

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Edwamau May 15, 2020

The Penderwicks is a story about 4 sisters and their summer adventures. They are a fun and happy group that makes Jeffrey, the boy next door, what to come and join them in climbing trees and playing in the great outdoors. Something his mother does not approve of. The story is recommended for grades 3-8 but I feel that they are adults that would also enjoy this book.

OPL_KIDS Apr 29, 2020

The first in a series of four tales, The Penderwicks is a delightful story that follows four sisters, an interesting boy, two rabbits, and a trusty old dog during their summer vacation. The girls and their widowed father rent a cozy cottage located on the beautiful Arundel estate owned by Mrs. Tifton. The girls befriend Jeffrey, the son of Mrs. Tifton, and what follows is a story filled with mild hijinks, friendship, sisterhood, and exploration. The story is filled with old-fashioned charm and is infused with believable and endearing characters. This sweet tale is a perfect story for those searching out a modern book that reads like a classic.

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sughrue
Oct 20, 2019

this book was amazing and I got so attached to it, that I am going to read the whole siries

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bsarkar123
Jan 06, 2019

Wonderful book to read for all ages!:)

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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.

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reneeholt4
Jul 08, 2018

I read this with my son (12 years old) and our neighbor (11 year old girl) as part of our summer book club. We really loved it! My son is a lot like Jeffrey (an only child who loves music) and our neighbor is the oldest of 4 children, like the Penderwicks! Each chapter left us wanting to read more. At the end, they were very eager to give it 5 stars and shouted, "It was the best book ever!"
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Bramblewood47
Jun 10, 2018

This is a amazing start to the series.I've read this one so many times

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BudgiesNbooks
Feb 24, 2018

Such a great comfortable book, the perfect kind to read in the dreary winter to cheer up your day! I’ve already read this book at least four times, and I’m still looking forward to reading it again. The perfect family, the perfect book, the perfect story.

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.

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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...even a tiny bit of deceit is dishonorable when it's used for selfish or cowardly reasons.

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"The cuter the boy,the mushier the brain."

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