28 Great Quotes By Kate Douglas Wiggin For The Child In You
Writer, Children's writer, Teacher
Kate Douglas Wiggin was an American children’s story author and educationist, credited for establishing America’s first kindergarten in 1878. Wiggin was not only instrumental in starting ‘Silver Street Free Kindergarten’ in San Francisco but also teamed up with her sister to create a training school for teachers who wished to work in kindergartens. As an author, she was most famous for her children’s story books and some of the noted titles include ‘A Child’s Journey With Dickens’, ‘Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm’, ‘Rose O’ The River’, ‘New Chronicles of Rebecca’, ‘The Romance of a Christmas Card’, ‘Penelope’s Travels in Scotland’ and ‘A Summer in a Canon: A California Story’ among many others. Other than being a highly popular author of the time, Wiggin was also involved in child welfare in an era when the subject was hardly ever discussed. She spent her adult life in trying to improve the lives of children in any way she could. On the other hand, she was also a prolific traveller and her experiences in travelling to different parts of the world were then reflected in the stories that she wrote. We have excerpted few famous quotes and sayings by the acclaimed writer from her writings, books, work and life. Presenting a collection of thoughts and quotations by Kate Douglas Wiggin that exhibit her love for children and life.