The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling - Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place 1 (Paperback)
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The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Book I: The Mysterious Howling - Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place 1 (Paperback)

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Of especially naughty children, it is sometimes said: "They must have been raised by wolves." The Incorrigible Children actually were. Discovered in the forest of Ashton Place, the Incorrigibles are no ordinary children. Luckily, Miss Penelope Lumley is no ordinary governess. A recent graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, Penelope embraces the challenge of her new position. Though she is eager to instruct the children in Latin verbs and the proper use of globes, first she must eliminate their canine tendencies. But mysteries abound at Ashton Place: Who are these three wild creatures? Why does Old Timothy, the coachman, lurk around every corner? Will Penelope be able to civilize the Incorrigibles in time for Lady Constance's holiday ball? And what on earth is a schottische? Penelope is no stranger to mystery, as her own origins are also cloaked in secrecy. But as Agatha Swanburne herself once said, "Things may happen for a reason, but that doesn't mean we know what the reason is-at least, not yet."

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
ISBN: 9780061791109
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 194 x 130 x 15 mm

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“Incorrigible Children”

I've been wanting to read this series for ages and now I finally have it hasn't let me down! Miss Penelope Lumley, graduate of the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, takes on a challenge when she... More

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“The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: Bk. 1”

Penelope Lumley might have been the star pupil at the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females but nothing has prepared her for working as a governess at Ashton Place. Instead of regular though aristocratic pupils,... More

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