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The Penderwicks on Gardam Street Audiobook

The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

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Publisher's Summary

National Book Award, Young People's Literature, 2005

The 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

What the Critics Say

"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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    Michael Pittsburgh, PA, United States 02-21-12
    Michael Pittsburgh, PA, United States 02-21-12 Member Since 2009
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    "Good story for little girls"
    What made the experience of listening to The Penderwicks on Gardam Street the most enjoyable?

    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.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    They seem to love batty and Sky the best but really they love them all, except Mrs. Tipton and Baxter.


    What about Susan Denakerโ€™s performance did you like?

    She does a great job capturing the characters with different voices and good pacing.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, but it was too long.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    shanking33 11-04-17
    shanking33 11-04-17 Member Since 2013
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    "Love this series!"

    My 8 yr old boy, 9 yr old girl, and 11 yr old boy and I are listening to this series together. We all love it. My 16 year old boy even gets sucked into the story when he's around.

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    David 11-04-17
    David 11-04-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Funny"

    The Penderwicks are always thinking upon plans about how to save people. I love how they each have their own personality

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    Rita Lavallee 08-07-17 Member Since 2014
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    "Bad jk jk"

    Jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk jk just kidding ha ha hee hee ha ha fooled you

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    Jennifer Thiessen Salem, OR 07-28-17
    Jennifer Thiessen Salem, OR 07-28-17 Member Since 2017
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    "so great! best book ever! oh my gosh!"

    even better than little women! I'm so glad i read this. go jeanne birdsall, go! I recommend this book to every one I know abd tgey read it and totalky agree with me

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    Ali Thompson 06-20-17 Member Since 2010
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    "Amazingโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ"

    Very good and wonderful. I loved itโค๏ธ the narration was great!!โค๏ธโค๏ธ I give it 100 stars

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    Jennifer Ranney 06-14-17 Member Since 2017
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    "The penderwicks on gardem street"

    This book is a masterpiece and magnificently and beautifully written packed with family fun and mischief and wonderful but funny and family friendly

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    Audrey Lord 02-11-17
    Audrey Lord 02-11-17 Member Since 2015
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    "My favorite!!!!! โคโคโค"

    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 โคโคโคโคโคโค

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    jeffrey zwart South Bend, Indiana United States 01-08-17
    jeffrey zwart South Bend, Indiana United States 01-08-17
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    "This is a great book!๐Ÿ˜€"

    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.

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    Melissa M. Belmonte 11-09-16
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    "AWESOME"

    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.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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