Books by Philippa Pearce
Attitude: Fairly Positive
Sid Parker is given two gerbils by an emigrating friend.
A short book, pithy and true-to-life.
Roger makes friends with Adam Codling, who lives in the Codlings' family house, once grand but now neglected, with his aunt Dinah and his grandfather.
Tom Long is in quarantine for measles, which his brother Peter has caught.