by Mary Steele

Paperback(1st ed)



Jess Huggins never expected to spend his vacation with the Featherbys.
Jess Huggins is an average Australian sixth grader, expecting another dull vacation looking after her younger brother and sister. But then Jess and her best friend Sophie dare to explore the mysterious house next door known as Featherbys.
Behind the overgrown yard and the tumbledown house they find the Misses Featherbys, two elderly sisters who protect some surprising secrets. The Featherbys share their history with their newfound young friends, gradually drawing the girls into their mysterious circle, and soon Jess and Sophie are determined to return the house to its past glory. Together, they start a chain reaction of events that will change their lives forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781561451357
Publisher: Peachtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/28/1996
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.32(w) x 7.74(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Mary Steele is one of Australia’s most successful and best-loved writers for children. She is also the author of Featherbys, Arkwright (winner of Australia’s Children’s Book Council Book of the Year for 1986), Mallroots Pub at Misery Ponds, Citizen Arkwright, and A Bit of a Hitch. Steele has lived in Australia all of her life and has worked as a children’s book reviewer, librarian, and freelance writer.

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