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MacDonald, Betty Bard

Overview
Works: 170 works in 1,058 publications in 16 languages and 26,832 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Humorous fiction  Biography  Children's audiobooks  Humor  Christmas stories  Short stories  Autobiographies  Personal narratives 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M1464, FIC
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Most widely held works about Betty Bard MacDonald
 
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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

75 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

43 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 3,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a magic way of curing children's bad habits tries her hand with a bully, a whisperer, and a slowpoke and formulates cures for a show-off and a crybaby
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

40 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 2,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven families are helped out by Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic cures when they are faced with thought-you-saiders, tattletales, bad table manners, interrupters, heedless breakers, never-want-to-go-to-schoolers, and wadde-I-doers
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

38 editions published between 1954 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is back with special cures for the not truthful, the pet forgetter, the fraidy-cat, the destructive child, and the child who continually says, "I can't find it."
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

34 editions published between 1947 and 2014 in English and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to parents her marvelous cures for such common children's diseases as Won't-Put-Away-Toys-itis, Answerbackism, and Fighter-Quarrelitis
The egg and I by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

201 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates the joys and frustrations of life on a poultry farm in the mountains of Washington
Happy birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the children plan her birthday party, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle offers cures for such common conditions as watching too much television and the fear of trying new things
Nancy and Plum by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two orphaned sisters are sent to live at a boarding home run by the cruel and greedy Mrs. Monday, where they dream about someday having enough to eat and being able to experience a real Christmas
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

28 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is back with special cures for the not truthful, the pet forgetter, the fraidy-cat, the destructive child, and the child who continually says, "I can't find it."
Happy birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the children plan a birthday party for Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, the loveable problem solver, with her trunk full of magic and her animal friends in tow, offers cures for such common conditions as watching too much television and the fear of trying new things
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

16 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven families are helped out by Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic cures when they are faced with thought-you-saiders, tattletales, bad table manners, interrupters, heedless breakers, never-want-to-go-to-schoolers, and wadde-I-doers
The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle treasury by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1995 in English and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three Mrs. Piggle Wiggle stories
Shelley Duvall's production of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle is a lovable lady with a knack for helping kids and their parents. "The answer-backer cure": Melissa Bean has a naughty habit of answering back, but she is soon out-spoken by the best talker in town--Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's pet parrot, Black Jack. "The chores cure": All children hate to do their chores until Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle works her magic cure with the help of a friend
The plague and I by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

46 editions published between 1948 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oorspronkelijke titel: 'The plague and I'
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman with a magic way of curing children's bad habits tries her hand with a bully, a whisperer, and a slowpoke and formulates cures for a show-off and a crybaby
Nancy & Plum by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Nancy and eight-year-old Plum live in Mrs. Monday's Bording Home for Children. Uncle John never sends letters or new clothes. Nancy and Plum must wear ragged dresses and worn out shoes. But one Christmas, they find a large empty box with their names on it. Do they dare confront cruel Mrs. Monday with their discovery?
Anybody can do anything by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

33 editions published between 1950 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author (The Egg and I) takes up her story went she went back to live with her mother, a failed chicken farm and a dead marriage behind her, desperate to find a way to earn a living in a country without any jobs
Onions in the stew by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author describes how, along with her husband and daughters, she set to work making a life on a rugged island in Puget Sound, a ferry-ride from Seattle
Peer assessment that works : a guide for teachers by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the real world a lot of activities require people to work in groups. Consciously or unconsciously each member assesses other members using their own predetermined criteria. Recognizing the significance of such assessment this book presents tried and tested ways of peer assessment that provide students with pleasant memorable experiences. Everyday challenges are addressed and possible solutions are offered. Drawing from over 40 years of academic experience in several different countries of the world, the author uses the many lessons learned to substantiate recommendations. Simple, straightforward yet groundbreaking techniques are employed to enhance peer assessment and improve its validity and reliability. Students learn to be more self-aware, productive, autonomous, collaborative and communicative. The strategies discussed in this book help both educators and students to manage and maintain trust. Shareware graphics used for mental stimulation and pictorial illustrations are intended to simplify explanations. This is the "go-to‟ book when you need help with peer assessment. -- Provided by publisher
Anybody can do anything by Betty Bard MacDonald( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy is probably not the first thing that springs to mind when we recall the Great Depression, but when Betty MacDonald recounted her experiences of that "hard" and "dreary" era in Anybody Can Do Anything, she found lots to laugh about. Chronologically, this book takes place after her misadventures on a chicken ranch--the subject of Betty's first book, The Egg and I--and before her account of a year spent in a tuberculosis sanatorium, recounted in The Plague and I. Despite the hilarity with which she described her time spent chicken farming, she was unhappy in her marriage and terribly lonely. Anybody Can Do Anything opens with her leaving the farm and her husband and making her way with her two children back to Seattle and the bosom of her family, just as the Depression begins. Some of the sentiments and words Betty uses are, arguably, dated and not politically correct. Still, they afford us an interesting window into our recent past and a glimpse of what life was like before the various civil rights movements, women's rights, and political correctness. Betty is worth listening to just for the sheer entertainment value she provides--a wonderful combination of beautiful writing and laugh-out-loud humor--and for those who want more, her reflections can teach us much about coping with adversity
 
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Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Alternative Names
Bard, Anne Elizabeth Cambell 1908-1958

Bard, Anne Elizabeth Campbell 1908-1958

Betty MacDonald Amerikaans schrijfster (1908-1958)

Betty MacDonald amerikanische Autorin

Betty MacDonald amerikansk författare

Betty MacDonald amerikansk skribent

Betty MacDonald US-amerikanische Autorin

Betty MacDonaldová

Heskett 1908-1958 mrs

Heskett, mrs., 1908-1958

Mac Donald Betty 1908-1958

Mac Donald Betty Bard 1908-1958

MacDonald, Anne Elizabeth Campbell 1908-1958

Macdonald, Betty

MacDonald Betty 1908-1958

MacDonald, Betty Bard.

MacDonald, Betty Bard 1908-1958

MacDonald, Betty Bard Heskett 1908-1958

MacDonaldová, Betty

MacDonaldová, Betty 1908-1958

Mc Donald, Betty

Mc Donald Betty 1908-1958

Mc Donald Betty Bard 1908-1958

McDonald, Betty

McDonald Betty 1908-1958

McDonald Betty Bard 1908-1958

McDonaldová, Betty 1908-1958

Μπέτι ΜακΝτόναλντ

Бетти МакДональд

ברד, בטי

מאקדאנאלד, בטי

מק-דונאלד, בטי

맥도날드, 베티 1908-1958

맥도날드, 베티 바드 1908-1958

マクドナルド, ベティ

Languages
English (552)

German (101)

Czech (42)

French (39)

Danish (25)

Swedish (15)

Dutch (15)

Japanese (12)

Finnish (9)

Italian (9)

Chinese (8)

Polish (6)

Slovak (4)

Spanish (2)

Slovenian (2)

Korean (1)

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Hello, Mrs. Piggle-WiggleMrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magicMrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farmMrs. Piggle-WiggleThe egg and IHappy birthday, Mrs. Piggle-WiggleNancy and PlumMrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm