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The Four-Story Mistake

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The Four-Story Mistake by Elizabeth Enright
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Into the Four-Story Mistake, an odd-looking house with a confused architectural history, move the Melendy family -- Mona, Rush, Randy, Oliver, Father, and Cuffy, the housekeeper. Though disappointed about leaving their old brownstone in New York City, and apprehensive about living the country life, the four Melendy kids soon settle into this unusual new home. Here, they become absorbed in the adventures of the country, adjusting themselves with all their accustomed resourcefulness and discovering the many hidden attractions that the Four-Story Mistake has to offer. The Four-Story Mistake is the second installment of Enright's Melendy Quartet, an engaging and warm series about the close-knit Melendy family and their surprising adventures.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Enright (1907-1968) was a talented writer whose many awards include the 1939 John Newbery Medal for Thimble Summer and a 1958 Newbery Honor for Gone-Away Lake. Among her other beloved titles are her books about the Melendy family, beginning with The Saturdays (1941). Enright also wrote short stories for adults, and her work was published in The New Yorker, Cosmopolitan, Harper's, and The Saturday Evening Post.
Release date Australia
January 22nd, 2008
Contributor
Illustrated by Elizabeth Enright
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
3rd ed.
Illustrations
Line drawings, black and white
Imprint
St Martin's Press
Interest Age
From 8 to 12 years
Pages
196
Dimensions
134x194x14
ISBN-13
9780312375997
Product ID
3386287

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