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Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch
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SOLVED: Children's/YA > Childrens book about family of girls with names based on continents circa 1960's. [s]

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message 1: by Meg (last edited Jan 27, 2015 02:49PM) (new) - rated it 4 stars

Meg | 2 comments When I was about 8-10 years old, about 1967, I read a book about a family that had about 5 daughters and I believe their names were based on continents, or countries. I feel like there was a Asia and an Australia. Now it's driving me crazy. I'm waiting to see if my sister remembers.


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Tab (tabbrown) | 4967 comments Do you remember anything else about the book?
What genre: mystery, humor, fantasy, etc?
Time period/location story takes place?
Part of a series?
Anything about the cover?

Feel free to post anything you remember, no matter how small.


Emily | 136 comments Is it possible that it was an old book, even back when you first read it? The daughters in Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch are named for the continents.


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Meg | 2 comments Emily, you're right! thanks so much. Yes, apparently it WAS old when I read it.


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