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While Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Here Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the river and stored. Time for fun comes when the jolly tin peddler visits, or best of all, when the fair comes to town.

This is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband Almanzo grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived.

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This is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband Almanzo grew up as a farmer boy. This story is a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and is a heartwarming, unforgettable tale.

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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.Garth Williams began his work on the pictures for the Little House books by meeting Laura Ingalls Wilder at her home in Missouri, and then he traveled to the sites of all the little houses. His charming art caused Laura to remark that she and her family "live again in these illustrations."

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780060264253
Author:
Williams, Garth
Author:
Williams, Garth
Author:
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Publisher:
H arperCollins
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Farm life
Subject:
Lifestyles - Country Life
Subject:
Country life
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life
Subject:
Farm life -- Fiction.
Subject:
Wilder, Almanzo
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Wilder, Laura Ingalls - Family
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Little House
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
19531014
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.5 x 1.21 in 16 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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"Synopsis" by , This is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband Almanzo grew up as a farmer boy. This story is a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and is a heartwarming, unforgettable tale.

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