Literature: Melendy Quartet

The Melendy Quartet, written by Elizabeth Enright, is a series of four children’s books titled The Saturdays, The Four-Story Mistake, Then There Were Five, and Spiderweb for Two. The books are set in 1940’s America and are about the adventures of the Melendy children, Rush, Mona, Randy (short for Miranda), and Oliver, who live with their father and their housekeeper, Cuffy.

The Melendy Quartet contains examples of: