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4.15 of 5 stars 4.15  ·  rating details  ·  227 ratings  ·  19 reviews 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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Loved this when I was young---read it many times.
Not quite as good as 'Penrod' but still very funny and well written.
Some more great stories about boyhood and its consequences.
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
Larry Piper
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!
Oh my goodness, these books are very entertaining! Penrod is a young boy with quite the active imagination which gets himself and his friends into trouble quite frequently. Very funny!
This is one of the most hilarious books we ever read as a family, but you do have to watch out for some ignorant racist comments.
Re-read to Madelyn. I couldn't read sometimes I was laughing so hard. I think a lot of the grandiloquence went over her head.
Helen M Bessette
Every Hoosier should have some Booth Tarkington on thier shelf and Penrod and Sam is an awesome read!
Hilarious. Just as funny as the first Penrod book and easily one of the funniest books I have ever read.
Great book! Disclaimer: there is some racism incidental to the time in which it was written.
Tabi {Don't think~Just write~Tell a story}
Hilarious!!!! I was laughing so much! The scrapes the boys get into are so funny!
Gordy Seppanen
I enjoyed this just as much as I enjoyed Penrod. More shenanigans by Penrod and Sam.
Although written during a racist era, the Penrod character is charming.
Jennifer McMaster
Not as good as Penrod or Penrod Jashber, but still a fun read.
Dad read this on to me, which naturally increased the enjoyment.
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Booth Tarkington was an American novelist and dramatist best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams.
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