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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)
Series: My First Little House
A Little Prairie House, My First Little House BooksLaura Ingalls WilderHarperCollins / 1999 / Trade Paperback$5.49 Retail:4.5 Stars Out Of 5 3 Reviews
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Winter Days in the Big Woods, My First Little House BooksLaura Ingalls WilderHarperCollins / 1995 / Trade Paperback$4.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
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Long, long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. One spring day Pa has a wonderful surprise--he is taking the family on a trip into town! Laura is very excited, for she has never been to a town, and this special visit is everything she imagined and more.
Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers. Now for the first time, the youngest readers can share her adventure in these very special picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved storybooks. Renée Graef's warm paintings, inspired by Garth Williams' classic Little House illustrations, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life.Laura and Mary get ready for their very first trip from the little house in the Big Woods into town, where a visit to the general store and a picnic by the lake await.
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957) was born in a log cabin in the Wisconsin woods. With her family, she pioneered throughout America’s heartland during the 1870s and 1880s, finally settling in Dakota Territory. She married Almanzo Wilder in 1885; their only daughter, Rose, was born the following year. The Wilders moved to Rocky Ridge Farm at Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894, where they established a permanent home. After years of farming, Laura wrote the first of her beloved Little House books in 1932. The nine Little House books are international classics. Her writings live on into the twenty-first century as America’s quintessential pioneer story.
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.
Sharlene Brown5 Stars Out Of 5October 27, 2008Sharlene BrownOur kids loved these books, nice pictures, good story line, perfect reading for my 3-4 and 6 year olds.
Elizabeth Wessner5 Stars Out Of 5December 7, 2007Elizabeth WessnerI purchased these books as a gift for my 6 year old granddaughter and was very pleasantly surprised with the quality of the whole book. I had wondered what the artwork would be like, but it is lovely, and the stories are written in a very easy to read format.
Linda Flegal5 Stars Out Of 5August 7, 2000Linda FlegalThis is a great book for youngsters, I would like to collect the whole series for my girls to enjoy for a long time. The illustrations are beautiful, and the writing is very descriptive and interesting to young children.
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Q: Do these stories teaches christian values ? The pictures are wonderful ... I can tell it's a clean book , but does it teach something to children ?
These books paint a historical picture of life in the late 1800's, but do not teach a particular Biblical lesson.
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