Pernilla – or How the Beatles Saved my Entire Extended Family
Pernilla is the youngest of the Petersen family and the most imaginative of them all. Not only does she know how many snails will fit into a toilet paper roll, but she’s got a good inkling of why her family is in danger of becoming social outcasts.
The news that Mum is pregnant – again! - is enough to bring Pernilla out in a cold sweat. She’s already got two brothers! It should be obvious that having a family of six isn’t going to do their social standing any good: their new neighbours leave them off the guest list for their barbecue — and to think that Pernilla gave them her gerbils as a
welcome present! Clearly, the only solution is to throw a huge party herself — without bothering Mum and Dad, because the very idea of rustling up enough drinks, a huge buffet and a band would be sure to make their heads spin. And anyway, Pernilla has a great idea how she can make money by cashing in on Ole’s gift for language, the family piano and the kitchen cabinet …