Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers. Now the youngest readers can share in her adventures in these very special picture books adapted from the beloved stories. Renie Graef's warm, color paintings, inspired by Garth Williams' classic Little House illustrations, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life. Recommended for ages 3 to 8.
Number of Pages: 32
Publication Date: 2000
Dimensions: 9 X 9 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: My First Little House
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The warm days of summer have arrived, and that means Laura gets to spend fun-filled days outdoors!The winter is finally over, and now it is summertime! Laura and Mary are busy all day helping Ma in the garden and playing outside. Renée Graefs enchanting full-color illustrations, inspired by Garth Williams classic artwork, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life in this sixth title in the My First Little House book series, picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilders beloved storybooks.The winter is finally over, and now it is summertime! Laura and Mary are busy all day helping Ma in the garden and playing outside. Renée Graefs enchanting full-color illustrations, inspired by Garth Williams classic artwork, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life in this sixth title in the My First Little House book series, picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilders beloved storybooks.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of knowing where you began in order to appreciate how far you've come, Laura wrote about her childhood growing up on the American frontier. For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.
Renée Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is the illustrator of numerous titles in the Little House publishing program, as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein's My Favorite Things and E.T.A Hoffman's The Nutcracker, adapted by Janet Schulman. She lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her husband and two children.
HomeschoolMamaCanadaAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Gorgeous full-color Little House for early readersAugust 7, 2011HomeschoolMamaCanadaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5These My First Little House books are absolutely gorgeous. Full-page illustrations (inspired by the original artwork by Garth Williams) bring these treasured stories to life in vivid color. Each book selects a story from one of the first 3 books in the Little House series. The language is slightly simpler, making it an excellent option for introducing the Little House books to early readers. I just bought all the books in this series for my children and we love them!
Luanne Nesmith5 Stars Out Of 5June 23, 2008Luanne NesmithThe book is great for sharing a special time with a child you love. The illustrations are so good. My grandchildren love the book.
Rachel5 Stars Out Of 5October 8, 2007RachelBeautiful and nostalgic. It provides a good description of Wisconsin settlement life from a child's point of view.