Kate Douglas Wiggin 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).
"A Cathedral Courtship" is a famous lighthearted story by Kate Douglas Wiggin. The story is about two young Americans who make a Cathedral tour of England. The story is told through their respective diary entries in a back and forth manner. The story plunges the readers into the fairy atmosphere. It would be a good light read to spend your time.