?Marjorie at Seacote? is the sixth and final book in the ?Marjorie Maynard? children?s series by author Carolyn Wells. Marjorie and her family take a holiday to the seaside for the summer. Here they meet new friends, invent fun games, and get themselves into all sorts of mishaps. A wholesome end to the popular series. Carolyn Wells (1862-1942) was a prolific American novelist and poet, best known for her children?s literature, mystery novels and humorous verse. Following school in New Jersey, Wells worked as a librarian, where she developed her love of reading. It was during 1896 that Wells' first book ?At the Sign of the Sphinx? was published. From 1900 she dedicated herself to her literary career, writing over 170 novels in total across a range of genres. Some of her most loved works include the ?Patty Fairfield? and ?Marjorie Maynard? series for girls, as well as the ?Fleming Stone? mystery series for adults. Wells is also well-known for her humorous nonsense verse, and was a frequent contributor of verse to magazines. She published an autobiography ?The Rest of my Life? in 1937. Wells died in New York City in 1942.