The Penderwicks - Chapter One: A Boy at the Window Summary & Analysis

Jeanne Birdsall
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Summary

When the Penderwicks find themselves without a place to spend the summer vacation, the Penderwick girls are afraid they will be forced to spend their entire vacation at home. However, when Mr. Penderwick hears about a cottage available in the Berkshire Mountains that even has enough room for Hound, he rents it without hesitation.

On the way to their new vacation site, the Penderwicks become lost after Hound eats the map used to wrap Jane’s sandwich. Rosalind is concerned about the length of time they’ve already been on the road, travelling for three hours already when it should only have taken half that. Her father remembers that they are supposed to pass a town named Framley and then after a few more turns; find number eleven on Stafford Street.

They back track and Jane composes an...

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