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Kate Douglas Wiggin

a.k.a. Kate Douglas (nee) Smith Wiggin

Author Code: AKDW

Born: Sep. 28, 1856 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Died: Aug. 24, 1923 - Harrow, Middlesex, England

Educated at a district school in Philadelphia, Gorham Female Seminary in Hollis, Maine, the Morison Academy in Maryland and the Abbott Academy in Massachusetts, Wiggin moved with her family to California in 1873. There she took a position as a director of a private kindergarten. Together with her sister Nora, she established the California Kindergarten Training School. In 1881, she married the lawyer, Samuel B. Wiggin. In 1884, they moved to New York. Her first book, The Story of Patsy, was published in 1883. After her husband died in 1889, she returned to Hollis, Maine and began to devote her efforts to writing. Timothy's Quest, was published in 1890 and was later made into a silent movie. In 1895, she remarried. Her most popular work, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1903), was also made into a film. Wiggin is best remembered for her children's literature, although she also wrote adult novels. Her other works include The Village Watch-Tower (1895), Penelope's Progress (1898), The Diary of a Goose Girl (1902), Rose O' The River (1905), The New Chronicles of Rebecca (1907), Mother Carey's Chickens (1911), The Story of Waitstill Baxter (1913), The Romance of the Christmas Card (1919) and her autobiography My Garden of Memory (1923).

eBook Code Title/Sub-Title Pub. Yr Pages File Size Type Download Format Find Printed Copy
AKDW002 The Birds' Christmas Carol 1887 21 237k eBook Download PDF - 'The Birds' Christmas Carol' (AKDW002) Find a printed copy of The Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW004 A Cathedral Courtship 1893 19 185k eBook Download PDF - 'A Cathedral Courtship' (AKDW004) Find a printed copy of A Cathedral Courtship by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW012 The Diary of a Goose Girl 1902 33 262k eBook Download PDF - 'The Diary of a Goose Girl' (AKDW012) Find a printed copy of The Diary of a Goose Girl by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW013 The Flag-Raising 1907 22 221k eBook Download PDF - 'The Flag-Raising' (AKDW013) Find a printed copy of The Flag-Raising by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW006 Homespun Tales
  The Old Peabody Pew
  Rose O' the River
  Susanna and Sue
1920 123 613k eBook Download PDF - 'Homespun Tales' (AKDW006) Find a printed copy of Homespun Tales by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW010 Marm Lisa 1896 61 382k eBook Download PDF - 'Marm Lisa' (AKDW010) Find a printed copy of Marm Lisa by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW008 Mother Carey's Chickens 1911 127 616k eBook Download PDF - 'Mother Carey's Chickens' (AKDW008) Find a printed copy of Mother Carey's Chickens by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW003 The Old Peabody Pew 1907 25 223k eBook Download PDF - 'The Old Peabody Pew' (AKDW003) Find a printed copy of The Old Peabody Pew by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW011 Penelope's English Experiences 1902 59 335k eBook Download PDF - 'Penelope's English Experiences' (AKDW011) Find a printed copy of Penelope's English Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW001 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1903 126 645k eBook Download PDF - 'Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm' (AKDW001) Find a printed copy of Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW007 The Romance of a Christmas Card 1915 30 241k eBook Download PDF - 'The Romance of a Christmas Card' (AKDW007) Find a printed copy of The Romance of a Christmas Card by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW009 Rose O' the River 1905 45 293k eBook Download PDF - 'Rose O' the River' (AKDW009) Find a printed copy of Rose O' the River by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks
AKDW005 The Village Watch-Tower
  The Eventful Trip of the Midnight Cry
  The Fore-room Rug
  The Nooning Tree
  Tom O' the Blueb'ry Plains
  A Village Stradivarius
  The Village Watch-Tower
1895 62 393k eBook Download PDF - 'The Village Watch-Tower' (AKDW005) Find a printed copy of The Village Watch-Tower by Kate Douglas Wiggin at AbeBooks

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