Penny Goes to Camp Author:Carolyn Haywood Penny and his adopted brother Peter are already old friends of Carolyn Haywood's wide audience of children, equaling in popularity Little Eddie and all her other well loved characters. — It is with extreme reluctance that the two little boys first greet the idea of a summer at camp. But as preparations advance, a gradual interest dawns. When Penn... more »y's camp uniform fails to arrive, its absence takes on the aspect of a major catastrophe. However, a great job of expediting on the part of parents and friends produces the uniform just in time for Penny to don it in the railway station dressing room and shed the Indian suit which has brought ridicule upon hi. Once the boys are actually at camp and swept into its exciting doings, they become enthusiastic campers.
Humor, tenderness, and understanding characterize the story as teh do the others of this gifted author-artist. Children will love the book whether or not they have ever gone to camp.« less