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A Lemon and a Star Series

Autobiographical chronicles of a family of children growing up just after the turn of the twentieth century.


Books in the A Lemon and a Star series:

A Lemon and a Star (1955)

Four siblings grow up in New England in the early twentieth century.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Prudence Seward

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The Wild Angel (1957)

Hubert and Jane are sent to stay with Grandfather and go to school - for cause - and they give it.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Charles Geer

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Terrible, Horrible Edie (1960)

Edie wants to be included in her older siblings plans, but ends up making her own adventures. The family’s summer by the shore comes to a climax with a hurricane - and it isn’t Edie.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Unknown

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Edie on the Warpath (1966)

Edie can’t seem to stay out of trouble - things just happen to her.

Author(s): E. C. Spykman
Illustrator(s): Paul Galdone

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