A longtime resident of Washington State, Betty MacDonald (1908-1958) authored four humorous, autobiographical bestsellers and several children's books, including the popular Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books.
Okay MacDonald's best, maybe or is it "Onion in the Stew" or........ You won't be disappointed!Published 17 days ago by A. Conner
My grandfather, Peter Haugland, built many buildings on Vashon Island, where Betty MacDonald lived. He built his own home at Cove, and Dewey Yates' large house to the west, along... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dale Lund
This was a re-read from my childhood. I thought it was so funny then. Now I found it mildly humorous, but I was deeply bothered by the overt bigotry that I just didn't see then.Published 2 months ago by Norman Behrens
Betty MacDonald is a bit of a hero to us city folks that moved to the Peninsula. She is fantastic about describing what it was like back in the days of the "Mosquito... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Diane Smith
a very good read even though it was written so long ago, comparatively. I have read her other books and will buy them soon just to revisit some unforced humour. ThanksPublished 4 months ago by helen tregear
I enjoy stories relating to "pioneering" lives. This one was a good read for me. It was humorous, also illustrates the harshness of moving into the Olympic Mountains,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Lynne M. Whited
My very first encounter with this book was when I was at home from school with the flu, many many years ago. My Grandmother sat and read the book to me. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Seamist