The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2: The Hidden Gallery

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2: The Hidden Gallery

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by Maryrose Wood, Jon Klassen
     
 

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Thanks to their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, Alexander, Beowulf, and Cassiopeia are much more like children than wolf cubs now. They are accustomed to wearing clothes. They hardly ever howl at the moon. And for the most part, they resist the urge to chase squirrels up trees.

Yet the Incorrigibles are not entirely civilized, and still managed to ruin

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Thanks to their plucky governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, Alexander, Beowulf, and Cassiopeia are much more like children than wolf cubs now. They are accustomed to wearing clothes. They hardly ever howl at the moon. And for the most part, they resist the urge to chase squirrels up trees.

Yet the Incorrigibles are not entirely civilized, and still managed to ruin Lady Constance's Christmas ball, nearly destroying the grand house. So while Ashton Place is being restored, Penelope, the Ashtons, and the children take up residence in London. As they explore the city, Penelope and the Incorrigibles discover more about themselves as clues about the children's—and Penelope's own—mysterious past crop up in the most unexpected ways. . . .

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780061791130
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
01/24/2012
Series:
Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place Series, #2
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
313
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Maryrose Wood is the author of The Mysterious Howling and The Hidden Gallery, the first two books in this continuing series about the Incorrigible children and their governess. These books may be considered works of fiction, which is to say, the true bits and the untrue bits are so thoroughly mixed together that no one should be able to tell the difference. This process of fabrication is fully permitted under the terms of the author's Poetic License, which is one of her most prized possessions.

Maryrose's other qualifications for writing these tales include a scandalous stint as a professional thespian, many years as a private governess to two curious and occasionally rambunctious pupils, and whatever literary insights she may have gleaned from living in close proximity to a clever but disobedient dog.

Jon Klassen grew up in Niagara Falls, Canada, and now lives in Los Angeles, California. He is the author and illustrator of I Want My Hat Back, as well as the illustrator of Cats’ Night Out by Caroline Stutson, Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, and the other books in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series. He also created concept art for Coraline, the stop-motion animated film based on the book by Neil Gaiman.

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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, Book 2: The Hidden Gallery 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 36 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is hard to say too little or too much for this book is a must buy and to remember. The three Incorrigables are loving and humorous! One thing is that new friends and old teachers can be helpful. If you are wondering if you want to buy thrs book, look further. If you are courious see what I have to say. BUY AND ENJOY THE BOOK! Read the book and you will see the meaning of my words. If the book is noot suitible for in the first few chapters, keep reading! This book is a truely aamazing story and a happy cliff-hanger!!! Trust me. Read and see. Tell me what you think about it when your done. I want biig boned sentences with lots of details!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved the first book so id thlnk id love the 2nd
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have already read the first book! I really want to read the next book so that I can learn more about Penelope and the three children's life! I really want to know who it is living in the wall. Is it a wolf? A cat?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How many pages are thre
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
To be raised by wolves would be wierd. Not being able to talk to anyone else and having to eat raw meat. Ewwwwww!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
:)
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
when i read the first i knew i just had to buy the 2nd one. I totally give this a A++++
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This wad an amazing book it has alot of detail and agreat plot. Compliments to Maryrose Wood and Jon Klassen for a wonderful book and pictures.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is awesome!!!!!!!!!!
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I love how the kids have progressed from the first book and what a vacation!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A+
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Fantastic
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Slow at first, but then the book speeds up. If you get bored do not stop reading! Great new characters too.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is worth every penny that you pay! So wonderfully written with a great amount of "wow" moments! Great bok!
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silvia sorensen More than 1 year ago
I've thoroughly enjoyed the first two in the series.The language is well chosen and expressions explained. We received it as a gift for my six year old son. He was bored with the early chapters of the first book and Iam glad, because as an adopted child he might have found th rest of the book rather terrfying.
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Kaitlin Steiger More than 1 year ago
Awsome book! I read them all and loved tthem! Hope athor writes more.