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!
From the Hardcover edition.
A delicious summer vacation filled with ill-fated crushes, sisterly mishaps, random animals, and a piece of shocking news awaits readers in the third book about the irresistible Penderwicks. This summer, the Penderwick family is going in three different directions: their father to England for a honeymoon with his new wife, eldest sister Rosalind to the beach, and the three remaining girls to Maine with Aunt Claire. Skye finds herself thrust into the role of OAP (Oldest Available Penderwick), certain that she'll never be as capable as Rosalind. Jane has set her sights on an unobtainable boy, and according to Rosalind, the OAP needs to keep Batty from exploding, whatever that means. Insightful, funny, and touching, these characters will ensnare readers of all stripes.
- Juvenile Fiction
- Girls + Women, Family / Siblings
- 9-12 years
- May 10, 2011
- May 10, 2011
- Jeanne Birdsall
- Susan Denaker (Narrator)