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MacDonald, Betty Bard

Overview
Works: 176 works in 883 publications in 15 languages and 27,175 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Humorous fiction  Humor  Children's audiobooks  Christmas stories  Drama  Comedy films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.M1464, [FIC]
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Most widely held works about Betty Bard MacDonald
 
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Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

97 editions published between 1935 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 6,891 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
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's magic by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

36 editions published between 1949 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,152 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 waddle-I-doers
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

30 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 2,868 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."5101 100 Best books for children by Anita Silvey
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

53 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 2,717 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 )

193 editions published between 1945 and 2009 in 12 languages and held by 1,486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author tells of her husband's decision to take up poultry farming and of the chaos that ensues
Happy birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 1,037 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
Helping your child succeed in school : with activities for children aged 5 through 11 by Dorothy Rich( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parents can play a key role in attaining the United States' National Education Goals, a main component of which is that all children will be ready to learn when they enter school. This guide for parents provides basic information on factors related to school success and a series of activities that parents can do with their children, ages 5 through 11, to help them succeed in school. Part 1 of the guide serves as an introduction. Part 2, "The Basics," addresses learning at home, in the community, and at school, and emphasizes the importance of starting early, communicating with children, handling children's homework, connecting with the community, and being involved at school. How children learn and what children learn from parents are also addressed. The importance of both active and quiet learning, limiting television viewing, and encouraging active learning are emphasized. The guide then lists important messages for parents to convey to their children about school success: (1) sharing one's own experiences and goals; (2) establishing realistic, consistent family rules; and (3) encouraging children to think about the future. Part 3 of the guide, "Activities," comprises the bulk of the guide, and contains parent-child activities arranged by approximate child age levels. Each activity lists its goal, benefits to children, materials needed, and step-by-step instructions. Part 4 of the guide, "Parents and the Schools," explains when parents should talk with teachers, gives recommendations for parent-teacher conferences, and makes suggestions for volunteering
Nancy and Plum by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

28 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy and Plum live in Mrs. Monday's Boarding House, where their Uncle Jim sent them after their parent's death. He thinks that they are enjoying delicious home-cooked food and tender loving care. Instead Mrs. Monday serves burnt oatmeal --if she hasn't already sent the sisters to bed without supper. But one Christmas they find a large empty box with their names on it. Do they dare confront cruel Mrs. Monday with their discovery?
Happy birthday, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 532 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
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 491 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
The Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle treasury by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of three Mrs. Piggle Wiggle stories
The egg and I( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For better or worse" begins on their wedding night when a man tells his bride he's quit the brokerage business and plans to raise chickens on a rustic farm miles from civilization
The not truthful cure the radish cure( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 196 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 )

34 editions published between 1948 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nach den sorglosen Hühnerfarm-Jahren, von denen die Autorin in dem Roman äDas Ei und ichä erzählte, gerät die vielgeplagte Betty durch eine Lungenerkrankung in eine ungewöhnliche Lebenslage. Sie wird für viele Monate kampfunfähig und muss sich im Lungensanatorium einem äplanmässigä geregelten Alltag mit einer Unmenge Vorschriften und Untersuchungen unterordnen. In sarkastisch-spöttischem Tonfall beschreit sie in allen Eizelheiten das eigene Erleben und das ihrer Leidensgnossinnen, unter denen sich manche komischen und interessanten Typen finden
Anybody can do anything by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

23 editions published between 1950 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 106 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
Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 98 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 slopoke 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 86 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?
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's farm by Betty Bard MacDonald( Recording )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 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."
Onions in the stew by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

39 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author's family's life on Vashon Island
Improving learning through assessment : a problem-based approach by Betty Bard MacDonald( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Alternative Names
Bard, Anne Elizabeth Cambell 1908-1958

Betty MacDonald amerikansk frfattare

Betty MacDonald amerikansk skribent

Betty MacDonald US-amerikanische Autorin

Betty MacDonaldov

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Mac Donald, Betty Bard 1908-1958

MacDonald, Anne Elizabeth Campbell 1908-1958

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MacDonald, Betty 1908-1958

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MacDonald, Betty Bard Heskett 1908-1958

MacDonaldov, Betty

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Бетти МакДональд

マクドナルド, ベティ

Languages
English (442)

German (94)

Czech (43)

French (32)

Danish (20)

Swedish (14)

Dutch (9)

Polish (5)

Slovak (5)

Japanese (4)

Italian (4)

Chinese (4)

Finnish (4)

Spanish (2)

Korean (1)

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