National Book Award, Young People's Literature, 2005The 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.
©2008 Jeanne Birdsall; (P)2008 Listening Library
"This is a book to cherish and to hold close like a warm, cuddly blanket that you draw around yourself to keep out the cold." (School Library Journal)
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"Good story for little girls"
My two daughters 10 and 12 love to listen to stories and particularly enjoyed this one. The characters are engaging and they keep quoting things they learned from Mr.Penderwick.
They seem to love batty and Sky the best but really they love them all, except Mrs. Tipton and Baxter.
She does a great job capturing the characters with different voices and good pacing.
Yes, but it was too long.
"My favorite!!!!! ❤❤❤"
I love the penderwicks and have read the whole serous MANY TIMES. It is such a great story that you will never get tired of. I wish there was more books to the series ❤❤❤❤❤❤
"This is a great book!😀"
I really loved this book! I listen to it constantly, and start over when I finish it. This book I think everyone should read, because it is really realistic and it's just really fabulous.
I know the author, who lives a half hour away from my house. I might be annoying her with how much we tell her that we love it. And Susan Denaker is AMAZING at the voices, especially Batty's. BUY IT. NOW.
I re listened to it a million times! It's an incredible series also. Read it!
This is a very wonderful book! I love it Love love love love love love it
"Impressive! Fills your Imagination!"
Between Ms. Birdsall and Ms. Denaker, the listener is truly immersed and becomes one of the Pernderwicks. The novels thus far remind children that parents are a sign of authority and security but yet we are human. The love between each of the children and their father is tangible and always growing that there is enough room for to new family members.
This is an excellent book with tidy ends to stressful adventures! It is an excellent book to listen to during family time. We loved listening during our family road trip!
The Penderwick stories are fantastic. I cannot wait to hear the next one. The narrator is very expressive and engaging.
It was an amazing book and will read again and again, I loved it so much!
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