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Penelope's Experiences in Scotland

By: Kate Douglas Wiggin
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Penelope's Experiences in Scotland" is a charming literary adventure that transports readers to Scotland's breathtaking scenery, rich traditions, and endearing characters, as seen through the eyes of the brave and curious protagonist, Penelope. This book blends travelogue aspects with comedy and astute insights to create a vivid and immersive tour of Scotland's culture and natural beauty, written by Kate Douglas Wiggin, who is known for her delightful and perceptive storytelling. Readers are exposed to a tapestry of experiences that reflect the essence of this wonderful country as Penelope explores the rocky Highlands, encounters the warmth of Scottish hospitality, and unravels the mysteries of historic castles.

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Kate Douglas Wiggin

Kate Douglas Wiggin was an American educator, author, and composer who lived from September 28, 1856, until August 24, 1923. She also created collections of children's songs in addition to writing children's books, most famously the classic Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm. In San Francisco, she established the city's first free kindergarten in 1878. (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). She also started a kindergarten teacher training program in the 1880s with her sister. In an era when kids were often seen as cheap labor, Kate Wiggin dedicated her whole life to the welfare of kids. Wiggin traveled to California to research kindergarten instruction. She started teaching in San Francisco with the help of her sister Nora, and the two were crucial in establishing more than 60 kindergartens for the underprivileged in Oakland and San Francisco. She relocated from California to New York, and because she was out of kindergarten assignments, she focused on literature. Her submissions of The Story of Patsy and The Bird's Christmas Carol were immediately accepted by Houghton, Mifflin & Co. She had storytelling ability in addition to being a good singer, guitarist, and composer of settings for her poems. She was a skilled orator as well.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 158Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359321435
  • ISBN-13:9789359321431
  • Item Weight: 237g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.07mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General