Mother Carey"s Chickens by Kate Douglas Smith Wiggin

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11882679M
ISBN 101428002537
ISBN 109781428002531

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She was a harbinger of storms and a similar character to Davy Jones (who may be her husband). The name seems to be derived from the Latin expression Mater cara ("Precious Mother"), which sometimes refers to the Mother Careys Chickens book yed by: John Masefield, Charles Kingsley.

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They flitted along like a flock of swallows, hopping and skipping from wave to wave, lifting their little feet behind them so daintily that Tom fell in love with them at. Directed by Rowland V. Lee. With Anne Shirley, Ruby Keeler, James Ellison, Fay Bainter.

An s widow has two daughters and two sons. The daughters fall in love with the same gentleman/10(). The name “Mother Carey’s Chickens” came to be also applied to the mobs which thronged the streets of Paris during the first great French Revolution; they were so called because their appearance, like that of the “stormy petrel,” was the foreboding of woe, the heralding of a tumult and political stormy weather.

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The only thing to do was to remember father's pride and justify it, to recall his care for mother and take his place so far as might be; the only thing for all, as the months went on, was to be. According to this volume, Thalassidroma bullockii and Thalassidroma pelagica have both been given the nickname “Mother Carey’s Chickens” by sailors, who had also given them the delightful alias of “Devil’s Birds.” The origin of this epithet is, apparently, in some dispute, at Author: Grace Costantino.

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In this story the reader follows a strong-willed widow, Nancy Carey, as she struggles for the future of her beautiful daughters Nancy and Kitty and her beloved son Peter. Good humor and folksy grit help Mother Carey keep poverty and the wrong fellows for her daughters at bay. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Larremore, Wilbur, Mother Carey's chickens.

New York, Cassel & Co., limited [©] (OCoLC)   "By and by there came along a flock of petrels, who are Mother Carey's own chickens. They flitted along like a flock of swallows, hopping and skipping from wave to wave, lifting their little feet behind them so daintily that Tom fell in love with them at once."Nancy stopped reading and laid down the copy of "Water Babies" on the sitting-room table/5(9).

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, Mother Carey's chickens. Boston, New York, Houghton Mifflin. From the original review of Mother Carey’s Chickens by Kate Douglas Wiggin in the New York Times, September, Here is a tale of motherhood and childhood which will come close to the hearts of the multitudinous “common people” who are the salt and salvation of the American nation.

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Approximately half of front end page cut out. Tear on rear pastedown, 1/4 inch tear on top of rear panel. 1/2 inch tear on bottom and side of copyright Rating: % positive.

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‎“When Captain Carey went on his long journey into the unknown and uncharted land, the rest of the Careys tried in vain for a few months to be still a family, and did not succeed at all.

They clung as closely to one another as ever they could, but there was always a gap in the circle where father had Author: Librivox. Mother Carey's chicken definition: → storm petrel | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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Kate Douglas Wiggin (), best known for writing Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm, also wrote a book called Mother Carey's Chickens, which was made into a movie in As best I can tell from reading. Mother Carey's Chickens I thoroughly enjoyed this book!I never read any of the authors other books, but will Hancock was a beautiful Carey refers to her children as is the story of how they survive after a terrible loss.I was provided this book free by the author, narrator or : Spoken Realms.

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A petrel, especially a storm-petrel. n another name for storm petrel n. storm petrel. Editions for Mother Carey's Chickens: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindl Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin.

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rosier in the glow. Mother Carey played the dear old common metre tune, and the voices rang out in Whittier's hymn. The Careys all sang like thrushes, and even Peter, holding his hymn book upside down, put in little bird notes, always on the key, whenever he caught a 4/5.

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She started the first free kindergarten in San Francisco in A few years later she and her sister opened a training school for kindergarten teachers. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Author: Wiggin, Kate Douglas Smith, Title: Mother Carey's Chickens Language: English: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Families -- Fiction Subject: Mother and child -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

Author: Kate Douglas Wiggin. Entire lines of dialogue are taken from the book which is rather are of course some character differences, Sweet and endearing historic story, a good one for fans of Anne of Green Gables and Carey's Chickens is the book that the musical Summer Magic () starring Hayley Mills was based on/5(30).

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I’m sort of surprised – I actually thought he’d have more time for writing at sea.Mother Carey's Chickens Kindle Edition The Careys create a personal Shangri-La in their own world. The book is a bit overly idealistic and poetic, and a is continual exercise in optimism.

What a lovely vision of motherhood and family! Such an encouraging vision of love, sacrifice, and perseverance. May Mother Carey enlarge your vision /5(44).Fay Bainter stars in this film, based on the novel by Kate Douglas Wiggin, about a financially-strapped mother and her children who relocate from the city to a small rural town.

It was remade by Walt Disney in as "Summer Magic".Produce Company: RKO Radio Pictures.

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