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Jeanne Birdsall is the National Book Award–winning author of the children's book The Penderwicks and its sequel, The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, both of which were also New York Times bestsellers. She grew up in the suburbs west of Philadelphia, where she attended wonderful public schools. Although Birdsall first decided to become a writer when she was 10 years old, it took her until she was 41 to get started. In the years in between, Birdsall had many strange jobs to support herself while working hard as a photographer. Birdsall's photographs are included in the permanent collections of museums, including the Smithsonian and the... Read More

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My Favorite Pets
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Harry Bliss
Hardcover

A hilarious picture book from New York Times bestselling author of The Penderwicks Jeanne Birdsall and New York Times bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss about one child's outrageous school essay on his "pet" sheep.
 
Things to know about sheep:
Sheep live outside.
Sheep have wool.
Sheep will not learn to ride... Read More
 





My Favorite Pets
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Harry Bliss
eBook

A hilarious picture book from New York Times bestselling author of The Penderwicks Jeanne Birdsall and New York Times bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss about one child's outrageous school essay on his "pet" sheep.
 
Things to know about sheep:
Sheep live outside.
Sheep have wool.
Sheep will not learn to ride... Read More
 





My Favorite Pets
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Harry Bliss
Hardcover Library Binding

A hilarious picture book from New York Times bestselling author of The Penderwicks Jeanne Birdsall and New York Times bestselling illustrator Harry Bliss about one child's outrageous school essay on his "pet" sheep.
 
Things to know about sheep:
Sheep live outside.
Sheep have wool.
Sheep will not learn to ride... Read More
 





The Penderwicks Paperback 4-Book Boxed Set
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Boxed Set

The perfect gift for any new or longtime fans of the National Book Award-winning (The Penderwicks, book 1), New York Times-bestselling series that's been compared to Little Women!

The Penderwicks
, The Penderwicks on Gardam Street, The Penderwicks at Point Mouette, and The Penderwicks in Spring are available in this charming paperback boxed set... Read More
 





The Penderwicks Complete Collection
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

This collection features all five New York Times bestselling Penderwicks adventures by National Book Award-winning author Jeanne Birdsall!

Follow the Penderwicks' adventures, from a bunny-raising hobby to a dog-walking business, from summer breaks to school days, from unforgettable hijinks to chaotic misadventures--and always, with sisterhood through and through--in this exciting collection:

The... Read More
 





The Penderwicks Paperback 5-Book Boxed Set
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Boxed Set

All five New York Times bestselling Penderwicks adventures, are now available all together in a boxed set for the first time, perfect for gifting!

When The Penderwicks burst into the world, they quickly became a beloved family and a modern classic. Now, for the first time, all five books are available in... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Last
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Trade Paperback

Return to the place where it all began for a Penderwick wedding--and the finale to a National Book Award winning and New York Times bestselling series!

Lydia's older sister Rosalind is getting married and in the most perfect setting--Arundel! Now, the entire family is going back to the spot where they met... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Last
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Hardcover

The finale you've all been waiting for: The Penderwicks at Last is the final, flawless installment in the modern classic series from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jeanne Birdsall!

Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs, and an endless array of adventures--these are the things... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Last
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

The finale you've all been waiting for: The Penderwicks at Last is the final, flawless installment in the modern classic series from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jeanne Birdsall!

Nine years, five older siblings, a few beloved dogs, and an endless array of adventures--these are the things... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Trade Paperback

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Over one million copies sold, now with a bright new look!

When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Hardcover

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off... Read More
 





The Penderwicks Collection
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

A digital collection of the first three Penderwicks novels. With over one million copies sold, this irresistible series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Read More
 





The Penderwicks in Spring
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Trade Paperback

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.
 
Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street, and there are surprises in store for... Read More
 





The Penderwicks in Spring
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.
 
Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street, and there are surprises in store for... Read More
 





The Penderwicks in Spring
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Hardcover

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family, from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall, is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.
 
Springtime is finally arriving on Gardam Street, and there are surprises in store for... Read More
 





The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Trade Paperback

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Over one million copies sold, now with a bright new look!

The Penderwick sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for... Read More
 





The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

The Penderwick sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure... Read More
 





The Penderwicks on Gardam Street
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Hardcover

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

The Penderwick sisters are home on Gardam Street and ready for an adventure! But the adventure... Read More
 





The Penderwicks
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of... Read More
 





The Penderwicks
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Trade Paperback

This series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager. Over one million copies sold, now with a bright new look!

This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a... Read More
 





The Penderwicks
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Hardcover

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

This summer the Penderwick sisters have a wonderful surprise: a holiday on the grounds of... Read More
 





The Penderwicks at Point Mouette
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
eBook

With over one million copies sold, this series of modern classics about the charming Penderwick family from National Book Award winner and New York Times bestseller Jeanne Birdsall is perfect for fans of Noel Streatfeild and Edward Eager.

When summer comes around, it's off to the beach for Rosalind . . . and off... Read More
 





Teaflet and Roog Make a Mess
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Jane Dyer
Hardcover

A silly, illustrated adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of The Penderwicks--perfect for children newly reading on their own!

Teaflet and her brother, Roog, are ready to throw their annual strawberry jam party for their friends in Trefldom.
They want it to be the best party ever, even ten times better... Read More
 





Teaflet and Roog Make a Mess
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Jane Dyer
eBook

A silly, illustrated adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of The Penderwicks--perfect for children newly reading on their own!

Teaflet and her brother, Roog, are ready to throw their annual strawberry jam party for their friends in Trefldom.
They want it to be the best party ever, even ten times better... Read More
 





Teaflet and Roog Make a Mess
Written by Jeanne Birdsall
Illustrated by Jane Dyer
Hardcover Library Binding

A silly, illustrated adventure from the National Book Award-winning author of The Penderwicks--perfect for children newly reading on their own!

Teaflet and her brother, Roog, are ready to throw their annual strawberry jam party for their friends in Trefldom.
They want it to be the best party ever, even ten times better... Read More
 

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