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Penrod and Sam (Penrod #2)
pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. During the daylight hours of several autumn Saturdays there had been severe outbreaks of cavalry in the Schofield neighbourhood. The sabres were of wood; the steeds were imaginary, and both were employed in a game called "bonded pris'ner" by its inventors, Masters Penrod Schofield an...more
ebook, 273 pages
Published December 3rd 2010 by Pubone.Info
(first published 1916)
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Laughter is good for the bones. Penrod definitely needs a deal more spankings than he gets, but since a merry heart doeth good like a medicine, and this book is undeniably funny, sometimes a book like this is just what you need. :) Especially if you know many little boys, Penrod and his follies ring hilariously true. :D
This was, in effect, a sequel to Penrod. This despite the fact that Penrod turned 12 at the end of the previous book and was "nearly 12" in this book. Whatever, it's the same cast of 11-year-old boys doing the kinds of inventive, and often naughty, things that 11-year-old boys do. Rather a fun read.
Great book! Very funny and entertaining. It's sorta like Huck Finn except all the adventure takes place near the house. Booth T has a rather dry and wry sense of humor, and I laughed out loud quite a bit. His descriptions of the characters' emotions and reactions are priceless!
Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.More about Booth Tarkington...