Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle (Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle #1)

by Betty MacDonald (Author) Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
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! Perfect for fans of Mary Poppins and Nanny McPhee, this classic series is all about learning and problem-solving. Young readers will love this book.
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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

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Publication date
August 20, 2007
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
BISAC categories
JUV019000 - Juvenile Fiction | Humorous Stories
JUV007000 - Juvenile Fiction | Classics
JUV039200 - Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes | Manners & Etiquette
Library of Congress categories
Humorous stories
Conduct of life
Piggle-Wiggle, Mrs. (Fictitious character)

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