Author: Jeanne Birdsall
Series: Penderwicks book three
Genre: Children's fiction
Reason for Reading: I'm totally enchanted by this series.
Finished In: Hours
Copyright Date: 2011
Cover: Another silhouette woodcut; four kids and a dog splashing through the water with a cabin behind them.
First line: "The Penderwick family was being torn apart."
Themes: Childhood, friendship, music, family.
Best part: Still just as charming - and was that a hint of a gay character I noticed?
Worst part: Nothing is glaring out at me.
Imaginary Theme Song: "Return to Pooh Corner" by Kenny Loggins
Recommended for: Any fans of children's books should definitely acquire this series at all speed.
Related Reads: The Penderwicks, book one, and The Penderwicks on Gardam Street.
The Penderwicks are on vacation - but not together! Rosalind is taking a trip with friends while Mr Penderwick and Iantha travel to a science conference. The three younger Penderwick girls are going to Maine with Aunt Claire. How will they manage without any grownups? Can Skye Penderwick handle the challenge of being the OAP (Oldest Available Penderwick)? Will Jeffrey's mean mom ever let him join the trio? You'll have to read it to find out!