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The Family from One End Street and Some of Their Adventures
The Family from One End Street and Some of Their Adventures Author:Eve Garnett "There were a great many Ruggles children--boys and girls, and a baby that was really a boy but didn't count either way yet." They lived with their mother and father in the last house on a dead-end street in Otwell-on-the-Ouse in England. — Mrs. Ruggles took in washing. Mr. Ruggles was a "dustman," or trash collector. The children did almost e... more »verything--certainly everything their busy mind could think of, and that was plenty! Lily Rose had a most trying time over the green silk petticoat that disappeared under the hot iron. Kate was the smart one and was awarded a scholarship, but her joy in this achievement was almost ruined when she lost her brand-new school hat at the beach. Jim and John had to have Adventures (with a capital A) to get into the Gang of the Black Hand, and they succeeded far beyond their wildest dreams.
Here is a family that, large as it may be, you'll take to your heart at once. Their doings are sometimes funny, but invariably entertaining.« less