What Katy Did

Author(s): Susan Coolidge

Children's Fiction

'I'd like to have a large house and a splendiferous garden...I mean to do something grand. I don't know what, yet; but when I'm grown up I shall find out.' Katy Carr is mischievous, untidy and unruly. Free to run wild around the countryside in which she has grown up, life for Katy is good - much to the continual dismay of her Aunt Izzie who is endlessly mending Katy's broken clothes and tidying up her mess. But Katy has grand plans for her future, and can't wait to grow up and fulfill her dreams. However, disaster strikes when Katy has a terrible accident which changes everything. Will Katy learn to control her temper and be as good and kind as she had always dreamed of being?

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A 19th century classic, What Katy Did depicts the titular Katy, with her five younger siblings, who is constanty changing in her treatment of others and her ways of living life. When she meets her cousin Helen, who seems quite different to her, an accident will make Katy realise she is much more like Helen than previously thought. For younger readers, up to age 12 - Elisa, Book Grocer

Sarah Chauncey Woolsey wrote under the name Susan Coolidge, and was born in Cleveland, Ohio. She worked as a nurse during the American Civil War after which she started to write. The fictional Carr family in 'What Katy Did' was modelled after the author's own.

General Fields

  • : 9781405271806
  • : Egmont UK Ltd
  • : Egmont Books Ltd
  • : 0.34
  • : October 2014
  • : 174mm X 146mm X 18mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Susan Coolidge
  • : Hardback
  • : 515
  • : 813.4
  • : 232