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  • Published: 3 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141966656
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

The Family from One End Street




Puffin Modern Classics - everyone's favourite stories - in a brand-new look.

The story of everyday life in the big, happy Ruggles family who live in the small town of Otwell. Father is a dustman and Mother a washerwoman. Then there's all the children - practical Lily Rose, clever Kate, mischievous twins James and John, followed by Jo, who loves films, little Peg and finally baby William.

A truly classic book awarded the Carnegie Medal as the best children's book of 1937.

  • Published: 3 June 2010
  • ISBN: 9780141966656
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 320

About the author

Eve Garnett

Whilst a student, Eve Garnett sketched the people of the East End slums and was haunted by the poverty she had witnessed, resolving to do something to bring the plight of the working-class family to people's attention. The Family from One End Street was originally published by Frederick Muller in 1937.

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