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Jeanne Birdsall

Author of The Penderwicks

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Jeanne Birdsall was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1951. Before becoming a children's author, she worked as a photographer. Some of her photographs are included in the permanent collections of museums, including the Smithsonian and the Philadelphia Art Museum. She didn't start writing until she was forty-one years old. Her first book, The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, was published in 2005. Her novels about the Penderwick family have collected several honors, including the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. She also writes picture books for younger children. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The Penderwicks… (more)
The Penderwicks 5,229 copies, 184 reviews
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street 1,827 copies, 58 reviews
The Penderwicks at Point Mouette 1,019 copies, 33 reviews
The Penderwicks in Spring 704 copies, 21 reviews
The Penderwicks at Last 454 copies, 14 reviews
Flora's Very Windy Day 406 copies, 49 reviews
Lucky and Squash 28 copies, 1 review
Teaflet and Roog Make a Mess 14 copies, 1 review
Hey, Kiddo (Narrator, some editions) 919 copies, 56 reviews
Nancy and Plum (Introduction, some editions) 200 copies, 7 reviews
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