The large and growing Mitchell family, transferring their location to Montreal, can’t find a house to buy or rent. They settle, over Mother’s protests, for a remote, rickety summer house in the woods near a lake. The dangers, antics, quarrels, and fun which now unroll bring each member of the family into vivid characterization. Meanwhile we meet some delightful French Canadians and taste the special qualities of rural Quebec in the late 1940’s.
Illustrated by the author.
This is the second book in the Mitchells Series.
The first book in the series is The Mitchells: Five for Victory. The third book in the series is Friendly Gables.