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Publication Date: 1953
Dimensions: 5 3/4 X 8 1/4 (inches)
Series: Little House on the Prairie
On the Banks of Plum Creek, Little House on the Prairie Series #4 (Hardcover)Laura Ingalls WilderHarperCollins / 1953 / Hardcover$10.99 Retail:
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Little Town on the Prairie, Little House on the Prairie Series #7 (Hardcover)Laura Ingalls WilderHarperCollins / 1953 / Hardcover$12.99 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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These Happy Golden Years, Little House on the Prairie Series #8 (Hardcover)Laura Ingalls WilderHarperCollins / 1953 / Hardcover$10.99 Retail:
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Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie is the third book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.
Laura Ingalls and her family are heading to Kansas! Leaving behind their home in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, they travel by covered wagon until they find the perfect spot to build a little house on the prairie. Laura and her sister Mary love exploring the rolling hills around their new home, but the family must soon get to work, farming and hunting and gathering food for themselves and for their livestock. Just when the Ingalls family starts to settle into their new home, they find themselves caught in the middle of a conflict. Will they have to move again?
The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura’s real childhood as an American pioneer, and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier, and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family.
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.
Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.
SavannahFordland, MoAge: Under 18Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5This book is good to add to your history.December 20, 2010SavannahFordland, MoAge: Under 18Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Young Laura Ingalls has to watch from the back of a covered wagon her house in the woods become smaller and smaller as her Pa drives the Ingall family down to the prairies of Kansas. It's hot and dry and the Indians are fun to see for little Laura. But the indians start multiplying. Pa says that the neighbors say they are planning on destroying the 'White Men' from their land. One night as Laura is lying asleep, she awakes with a start to a dreadful, hair-prickling, blood-curdling cry. Pa calls it, the Indian War Cry.
Q: What do the hardcovered Little House books look like? Are they plain books with decorated dust jackets or no dust jackets with a nice cover?
The artwork seen in the picture is a slipcover. There is a gold imprint of a log cabin and fence on the front of the cover, but that is the primary decoration on the actual book.