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Betty MacDonald

Author

(1908 - 1958)

Betty MacDonald

Betty MacDonald was an American author who specialized in humorous autobiographical tales, and is best known for her book The Egg and I. She also wrote the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series of children’s books.



Bibliography

Best in Children’s Books Volume 36 (1960)

An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.

Author(s): William Allingham
Brothers Grimm
Betty MacDonald
Tony Palazzo
Et al
Illustrator(s): Burmah Burris
Robin Jacques
Richard Scarry
Et al

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The Egg and I (1945)

The creator of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle started in life as the wife of a chicken farmer in the wilds of the Olympic Peninsula.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Richard Bennett

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Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (1957)

A woman with a magic way of curing children’s bad habits tries her hand with a bully, a whisperer, and a slowpoke and formulates cures for a show-off and a crybaby.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (1947)

The widow of a retired pirate keeps open house for the children of the neighborhood and supplies their mothers with magical cures for the children’s bad habits.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Richard Bennett

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (1957)

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is the widow of a pirate who lives in a house built upside down. When worried mothers call her about Jane or Darci’s behavior problems, she always has a solution.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Farm (1954)

The widow of a retired pirate has move to the country but is still providing cures for children with bad habits.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Maurice Sendak

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic (1949)

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle comes to the rescue of parents who don’t know what to do when their children act up.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Kurt Wiese

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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle’s Magic (1957)

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle sometimes comes up with surprising cures for childrens’ problems.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Hilary Knight

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Nancy and Plum (1952)

Two orphaned sisters are sent by their uncle to a boarding school run on the lines made infamous by Dotheboys Hall and run away as soon as they can.

Author(s): Betty MacDonald
Illustrator(s): Hildegarde Hopkins

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