Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald

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Perfect for fans of Mary Poppins and Nanny McPhee, this classic series is all about learning and problem-solving. Young readers will enjoy giggling along.

Meet Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle! She lives in an upside-down house with a kitchen that is always full of freshly baked cookies. She was even married to a pirate once! Best of all, she knows everything there is to know about children.

When Mary turns into an Answer-Backer or Dick becomes Selfish or Allen decides to be a Slow-Eater-Tiny-Bite-Taker, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has the perfect cure. And her solutions always work, with plenty of laughs along the way. This is the book that started it all!

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is celebrating 75 years of charming young readers! The books in the series to share and enjoy include:

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Magic Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Happy Birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle



 "Each of these stories has obviously been told over and over to delighted children, who must throng around their author as the youngsters in the book do around Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle herself."-- "The Chicago Tribune"The incomparable Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle loves children good or bad and never scolds but has positive cures for Answer-Backers, Never-Want-to-Go-to-Bedders, and other boys and girls with strange habits. ?[Now] in paperback . . . for a new generation of children to enjoy.' "-- San Francisco Examiner Chronicle."

 

A longtime resident of Washington State, Betty MacDonald (1908-1958) authored four humorous, autobiographical bestsellers and several children's books, including the popular Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books.

Alexandra Boiger grew up in Munich, Germany, where she studied graphic design and began a career in feature animation that allowed her to work for Warner Bros. UK and DreamWorks. Since transitioning to children's book illustration, she has worked on numerous popular titles, including the Tallulah series. She lives with her husband and daughter in northern California. See more of her work online at www.alexandraboiger.com.

Target Age: 8-12

HarperCollins

Pub Date: August 14, 2007

0.32" H x 7.7" L x 5.15" W

144 pages

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