The Davenports are at dinner Author:Alice Dalgliesh It was Kathy who had the plan for a radio program called The Davenports Are at Dinner, to be presented over the local radio station. When the White Horse, which was a part of the program. disappeared from Penny Brook, that complicated matters considerably. Other complications-the coing of a small step-sister unlike the rest of the family, and ... more »having to live in one room until a house could be found-mean adjustments.
This very modern story parallels the experiences of actual families today, even to the offer of a television program. The Davenports are friendly and delightful, but not one of them is entirely perfect, and at the end of the book there are still problems to be worked out, adjustments to be made.« less