Synopses & Reviews
From her pioneer days on the prairie to her golden years with her husband, Almanzo, and their daughter, Rose, Laura Ingalls Wilder has become a friend to all who have read about her adventures. This behind-the-scenes account chronicles the real events in Laura's life that inspired her to write her stories and also describes her life after the last "Little House" book ends.
"[A] wonderfully researched account of the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder." Children's Literature
"Anderson's colorful and detailed biography should prove popular with 'Little House' devotees and students reporting on notable women or authors." School Library Journal
An accessible portrait for young fans of the popular "Little House" series explores Laura Ingalls Wilder's childhood, marriage to Almanzo, and adult life that took place after The First Four Years. Reissue.
About the Author
William Anderson has written extensively about the Ingalls and Wilder families. He is the author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography; Laura Ingalls Wilder Country; and The Little House Guidebook, and is the editor of A Little House Reader and A Little House Sampler. He lives in Lapeer, Michigan.