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Apr 05, 2007
| ISBN 9781440621581
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Apr 05, 2007 | ISBN 9781440621581 | Middle Grade (8-12)
In the tradition of literary classics like The Secret Garden comes this irresistible story about a girl who doesnt want to go anywhere or do anything. Violet Bing has even said no to the family vacation, so she is sent to stay with her great-aunt Astrid instead. As usual, Violet is determined to dislike everything about her stay. But with the help of a stray dog, a new friend, and an old diary, Violet discovers thateven for herfun is hard to avoid at The Grand House.
Written in a charming, original voice, and overflowing with richly detailed black-and-white drawings, this book is truly a classic-in-waiting.
Jennifer Paros lives in Seattle, Washington. This is her first book.
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