From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as. Mrs Piggle-Wiggle has a treatment for all of them. The incomparable Mrs. Piggle- Wiggle loves children good or bad and never scolds but has. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald, , J.B. Lippincott edition.
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In this collection, Mrs. A librarian-buddy of mine finally bought an e-reader and took to social media to proclaim how excited she was about all of the free books she could get.
When a literary work is old enough the copyright expires. Through services like Project Gutenberg or Centsless Books and your local library! Color me blissfully happy. Many of the books on this list are free to download, but not all. I should also note that I use "books that I read when I was a child" as a marker for "old" books. Enjoy this list of books that keep their appeal, year after year. Kids Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Macdonald. There once was a funny little woman who lived in an upside down house, with her clever pets.
She loves children and she uses a combination of magical medicines and her own common sense to cure kids of bad habits. I'm not sure if it was the names of the characters from Hubert to Perloga and Fetlock or the wonderful 'cures' Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle used one of my favorites involves a smart pig who teaches excellent table manners that have stuck with me over the years. I absolutely recommend this series of books, both for read aloud time with the family or as a chapter book.
As an added bonus, Betty Macdonald lived much of her life here in the Pacific Northwest. A family of six mother, father and four boys gets stranded on a deserted island with an unbelievable amount of exotic wildlife and works together to survive. I think what I loved most about this book was the endless possibility.
Although the characters found themselves in a situation that had the potential to be frightening and terribly dangerous shipwrecked far away from home they made the situation work for them with their survival skills, their family bonds and their faith er The best lesson I learned from "Swiss Family Robinson"?
When life shipwrecks you, use the lumber to build a tree house.
Spoiled Mary Lennox has always lived in India, where her parents ignore her and the servants always let her have her way. When a terrible illness leaves Mary an orphan, she goes to live with her mysterious uncle in England at a place called Misselthwaite Manor. Mary tries her best to continue her disagreeable ways, but she begins to make friends and thrive in spite of herself.
Then she stumbles onto one of Misselthwaite Manor's many secrets. She finds a lonely garden that has been shut up for years. As Mary works to bring the garden back to life, she herself begins to bloom into a happy, healthy child.
I'm sure most people will know Louisa May Alcott from her widely read book "Little Women", but fewer know about her many other books.
At the opening of the story, fourteen year old Polly goes to stay with her stylish city friend Fanny Shaw and the Shaw family. Although Polly feels sadly out of place, she wins over almost everyone she meets with her good heart and happy nature.
The book follows Polly and the Shaws through several years and changes of fortune. I adored Polly, simply because she stayed true to her own sweet nature in spite of frustrations and lack of wealth or beauty. Elnora Comstock is the only child of stern widow Katharine Comstock.
The two live on the edge of the Limberlost swamp in the state of Indiana and scrape by. We enter into the story on Elnora's first day of high school, where the girl is made fun of because of her raggedy clothes. Elnora discovers that she must download her own books and supplies if she wants to attend high school.