The Katy series is a set of novels by Sarah Chauncey Woolsey, writing under the pen-name of Susan Coolidge. The first in the series was What Katy Did followed a year later by What Katy Did at School and then What Katy Did Next. Two further novels, Clover and In the High Valley, were also written but these focused upon other members of the eponymous character’s family. In a survey in 1995, What Katy Did was voted as one of the top-10 books for 12-year-old girls.
Katy and Clover Carr sitting with their sewing on the door steps drew in with every breath the sense of spring.