Kate Douglas Wiggin, nee Smith was an American children's author and educator. She was born in Philadelphia, and was of Welsh descent. With her sister in the 1880s she also established a training school for kindergarten teachers. Her best known books are "The Story of Pasty" (1883), "The Birds' Christmas Carol" (1887), "Polly Oliver's Problem" (1893), "A Cathedral Courtship" (1893), "The Village Watchtoer" (1896), "Marm Lisa" (1897) and "Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm" (1903). "The Diary of a Goose Girl" is a famous children story by Kate Douglas Wiggin. The story described the life of a young and independent lady, her troubles and adventures. The story plunges the readers into the fairy and romantic atmosphere. Read the story about different adventures of the main character!