The Birds" Christmas Carol

by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, New York

Written in English
Cover of: The Birds
Published: Pages: 69 Downloads: 14
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Edition Notes

Statementby Kate Douglas Wiggin ...
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W638 B10
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l., 69 p. incl. front., illus., plates.
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6669049M
LC Control Number24022228
OCLC/WorldCa306189

The Bird family prepares for another Christmas. Chapter 4: Birds of a Feather Flock Together The many members of the Bird family return home to visit during the holidays. Chapter 5: Some Other Birds Are Taught to Fly Carol extends an invitation to the Ruggles. Chapter 6: When the Pie was Opened, The Birds Began to Sing The Bird's and the Ruggle. The classic Christmas tale of the Bird family, which is deeply touched by the joy, albeit fleeting, brought to them by their Christmas baby, Carol. The Birds' Christmas Carol 5/5(1). Carol Bird was born on Christmas Day. She has spent all of her 11 years putting others above herself, always finding ways to make their lives a little more special. Even when faced with her own illness, the pure goodness of her heart shines through/5(K). The Birds' Christmas Carol by Wiggin_ Kate Douglas Smith Baby bird is born on Christmas day and the male birds want a change at naming the bird. The mother decides Carol is most fitting for the first girl of their family. Story follows her life as the others get older and move on with their lives/5(6).

By Kate Douglas Wiggin. The Birds Christmas Carol. Hardcover Book (No dust cover). We reserve the rights to cancel an order. with signature Rating: % positive. The Birds' Christmas Carol is commonly alluded to as my first literary effort, but the story is somewhat ill-described in that phrase, for it was written quite without effort and with no thought that it might ever be classed as a literary product. The sole idea that brought it into being was that it might be printed in a humble paper-covered volume and sold for the benefit of the Silver Street. Kate Douglas Wiggin (Septem – Aug ) was an American educator and author of children's stories, most notably the classic children's novel Rebecca of Sunnybrook started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in (the Silver Street Free Kindergarten). With her sister during the s, she also established a training school for kindergarten : Kate Douglas Smith, Septem . The Birds' Christmas Carol (version 2) Kate Douglas WIGGIN ( - ) Born on Christmas Day, little Carol Bird is a gentle soul who touches every life around her.

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Book: The Birds’ Christmas Carol Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin, – First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States and in most, if not all, other countries as well.

Readers outside the United States should check their own countries’ copyright laws to be certain they can legally download this ebook. The Birds Christmas Carol, the story of Patsy, Timothy's Quest, and Other Stories (Autograph Edition) Wiggin, Kate Douglas Published by Houghton Mifflin, Boston ().

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They had intended to name the baby /5(24). Read III - The Birds' Nest of The Birds' Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin. The text begins: Carol herself knew nothing of motherly tears and fatherly anxieties; she lived on peacefully in the room where she was born. But you never would have known that room; for Mr.

Bird had a great deal of money, and though he felt sometimes as if he wanted to throw it all in the sea, since it could not. "Why, my baby," whispered Mrs.

Bird in soft surprise, "I had forgotten what day it was. You are a little Christmas child, and we will name you 'Carol'—mother's little Christmas Carol!" "What!" said Mr. Bird, coming in softly and closing the door behind him. "Why, Donald, don't you think 'Carol' is a sweet name for a Christmas baby.

Kate wrote and privately published her first book, The Birds' Christmas Carol, in order to raise money for her school in San Francisco. The book helped Kate begin her career in publishing, translation, and travel.

As part of her teaching career she wrote The Story of Patsy, published in /5(13). Contributed by LoiS-sez Note: This is actually the first chapter in the book by the title of The Birds’ Christmas Carol by Kate Douglas Wiggin inbut it’s both an explanation of the book’s title and a wonderful Christmas story especially for anyone born at Christmas time.

It was very early Christmas morning, and in the stillness of the dawn, with the soft snow falling on the. "WHEN THE PIE WAS OPENED, THE BIRDS BEGAN TO SING" VII.

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The Birds' Christmas Carol. Kate Douglas WIGGIN ( - ) Carol Bird was born on Christmas Day. She has spent all of her 11 years putting others above herself, always finding ways to make their lives a little more special.

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Wireman. Wiggin published the book to help fund the Silver Street Free Kindergarten, which she founded in I first heard the Birds Christmas Carol when I was in grade school a long time ago.

Our teacher was new to the area and I think she read the story to us because there was a little girl named Peoria. I loved the story from the very start. A few years later my parents purchased a house to renovate and I found a copy of the book in the attic/5(50).