Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle lives in an upside-down house and smells like cookies. She was even married to a pirate once. Most of all, she knows everything about children. She can cure them of any ailment. Patsy hates baths. Hubert never puts anything away. Allen eats v-e-r-y slowly. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle has a treatment for all of them.
was born in Boulder, Colorado, and grew up in various places in the West. The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle stories were first told to her daughters, Anne and Joan. MacDonald is also the author of The Egg and I, Anybody Can Do Anything, Nancy and Plum,
and Onions in the Stew.
Mrs. MacDonald died in 1958.Karen White
is the New York Times
bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including the Tradd Street series, The Night the Lights Went Out
, Flight Patterns
, The Sound of Glass
, A Long Time Gone
, and The Time Between
. She is the coauthor of The Forgotton Room
with New York Times
bestselling authors Beatriz Williams and Lauren Willig. She grew up in London but now lives with her husband and two children near Atlanta, Georgia.