Illustrated by Lee White

  • A Booksense Children's Pick



After the Petersons leave for vacation, their house decides it wants to take a holiday, too! But the different parts of the house can’t agree on where to go. Finally, the sunporch suggests that the house go to the beach. The basement refuses “to rise to the occasion,” but the rest of the house follows the front door as it leads the way—and the house has a vacation that it will never forget!

"Housemoving takes on new meaning in this offbeat tale."—Kirkus

"Humorous visual details abound, echoing the tale's silly fun."—School Library Journal

"Davies's outlandish tale stars a house that goes on a trip while its inhabitants are away."—Publisher's Weekly

" entertaining take on this very notion [of a house going on vacation]"—Read Roger, the blog of Roger Sutton, editor of The Horn Book
















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