Item description for A Little House Birthday by Laura Ingalls Wilder...
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 sister, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. One special day, Pa explained that it was Laura's birthday, and she was five years old! There were presents and cakes from the whole family, and that night Laura fell asleep to the lively music of Pa's fiddle singing in the moonlight.
Join the Ingalls family as they celebrate little Laura's fifth birthday in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. There are special presents from everyone, and that night Laura falls asleep to the merry music of Pa's fiddle. Rene Graef's enchanting full-color illustrations, inspired by Garth Williams's classic artwork, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life in our tenth My First Little House Book, adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved storybooks. It's a Little House birthday to remember!
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.29" Width: 9.13" Height: 0.39" Weight: 0.75 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1997
ISBN 0060259280 ISBN13 9780060259280 UPC 046594012951
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More About Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867, near Pepin, Wisconsin. From 1882–1885 she was a teacher in South Dakota. She married Almanzo Wilder in 1885. 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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder has said that she and her sisters were busy and happy as children but loved Pa's stories the best. In 1932, when Laura was 60 years old, she wrote her first book, Little House In The Big Woods, so those stories would not be lost. She thought about how she had seen the settling of the frontier -- the woods, Indian Territory of the Great Plains, the frontier towns, the coming of the railroad, and homesteading on the prairie. She thought of writing the story of her childhood in eight volumes that would cover each aspect of the American frontier. These became the Little House series. Wilder finished the last book in 1943. On February 10, 1957, she died at age 90, on her farm in Mansfield, Missouri.
For millions of readers Laura lives on forever as the little pioneer girl in the beloved Little House books.
Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 and died in 1957.
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My Daughter Loved It Jun 23, 1999
I gave this book to my 3 yr old for her birthday and she really liked it. She has virtually all the First books. She loves the drawings and I like the no playing on Sunday part, my daughter and I have a discussion everytime we read. I highly recommend this and other First Little House Books for little ones.