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This (and the other Melendy Family books) are definitely good "read-alouds" for the whole family.
There are some many moments in the Melendy series (of which I think this book is the best) that really stay with you always.
Recently, I read The Four-Story Mistake out loud to a group of 5 to 8 year olds at summer camp, over the period of 4 days.
The Elizabeth Enright series sparkle with wordplay and clever interchanges. The children are realistic and the story lines are upbeat. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Aliza
This second book in the Melendy Quartet sees the family move from the city into a country house, aptly called the Four-Story Mistake for the uncompleted 4th story which only has a... Read morePublished 7 months ago by J. Ang
I loved these books as a child and my daughter has also found great enjoyment in following the lives of the Melendy's.Published 9 months ago by JenVanO
I read the first three Melendy books as a child, many times over, and loved every character, description, and memorable turn of phrase. Read morePublished 14 months ago by mylocat
This is a series I discovered only recently. I read Spiderweb for Two in seventh grade in the early '60s and didn't know it was the final book of a quartet! Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cheryl
These Enright books are fantastic for family reading time! I highly recommend them! The copy we received was in reported shape and was very much worth the price.Published 17 months ago by ladypuddleduck
The Melendy Quartet and Spiderweb for Two are wonderful stories that span generations in interest level. Read morePublished on March 13, 2012 by Susan G. Beck
This book falls short of its predecessor (The Saturdays) both in story line and in length -- this book is quite brief. Read morePublished on February 9, 2012 by M. Heiss
This is the BEST book I ever read! I read it when I was 5,7,8 & 9. It is so sweet but it is not boring. It is a story about 4 kids. Read morePublished on October 11, 2011