Missy Piggle-Wiggle is finally starting to feel settled in at the Upside-Down House in this second book of the series, which carries on from the classic Mrs. Piggy-Wiggle books for readers 7 to 10. Families in town have even come to trust Missy's magical cures, just as they did her great-aunt's. But then a terrible storm blasts through Little Spring Valley, leaving the Upside-Down House in need of repair (and none too happy about it, either), and money is becoming pretty tight for Missy. Even so, she's ever ready with inventive remedies like the Smarty-Pants Cure, the Whiney-Whiners Cure, and the Won't-Walk-the-Dog Cure.
"Betty MacDonald's beloved Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle always had one-of-a-kind ways to remedy children of their annoying or impolite habits. Now, nearly 70 years later, her singular magic can enchant a new generation, thanks to this delightful contemporary follow-up from [Ann] Martin, writing with MacDonald's great-granddaughter, [Annie] Parnell."—Publishers Weekly (starred review)