Judy, the , music loving little heroine of street and spends another summer with her cranky Aunt Maria. Upon arrival udy learns that old Tony, the Italian organ grinder's monkey, has died. This heads sympathetic Judy into a project which, marked by small town doings such as ice cream festivals, church fairs, visiting the neighbors- ends up in a renovation of run down Periwinkle Park, with Tony as chief gardener. A period story, pleasantly nostalgic. Reliable.