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"Hello, Gollie," said Bink. "Do I smell pancakes?"
"You do not," said Gollie.
"Will I smell pancakes?" said Bink.

Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee,
Bink & Gollie

"I could never truly respect someone who's delusional enough to think Star Wars in the greatest. Everyone knows that without Star Trek there'd be no Star Wars."

Lisa Yee,
Warp Speed

"That his disposition was terrible was not surprising. In his defense, it must be said that any human who resembles a warthog is bound to be irritable and testy."

Lois Lowry,
The Birthday Ball

About The Penderwicks at Point Mouette...

Book Jacket Penderwicks at Point MouetteIn the third book about the Penderwicks, when summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off to Maine with Aunt Claire for the rest of the Penderwick girls, as well as their old friend, Jeffrey.

That leaves Skye as OAP (oldest available Penderwick)—a terrifying notion for all, but for Skye especially.

Things look good as they settle into their cozy cottage, with a rocky shore, enthusiastic seagulls, a just-right corner store, and a charming next-door neighbor.

But can Skye hold it together long enough to figure out Rosalind's directions about not letting Batty explode? Will Jane's Love Survey come to a tragic conclusion after she meets the alluring Dominic? Is Batty—contrary to all accepted wisdom—the only Penderwick capable of carrying a tune? And will Jeffrey be able to keep peace between the girls . . . these girls who are his second, and most heartfelt, family?

It's a rollicking ride as the Penderwicks continue their unforgettable adventures in a story filled with laughs and joyful tears!

Jeanne is now working on a fourth book about the Penderwicks. She plans to write five altogether.

Read a review from Library School Journal >>
Read a starred review from Publishers Weekly >>
Interview on Random Acts of Reading blog >>
Radio interview with Jeanne on WRSI >>
Jeanne talks about Nick from The Penderwicks >>