Item description for Little House in the Big Woods (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder...
Overview Laura Ingalls and her family live deep in the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Their log cabin is surrounded by miles of trees, and their closest neighbors are bears, wolves, and panthers. Daily chores keep Laura and her sister Mary busy, but they still find time to go exploring with their dog, Jack.
And so begins Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of a pioneer girl and her family. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story.
Little House in the Big Woods
By Laura Ingalls Wilder
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.5" Width: 5.1" Height: 0.4" Weight: 0.3 lbs.
Release Date Jan 31, 2007
Publisher Harper Collins Publishers
Series Little House
ISBN 0060885378 ISBN13 9780060885373
Availability 0 units.
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.
Laura Ingalls Wilder has published or released items in the following series...
Library of America
Little House (HarperTrophy)
Little House (Original Series Hardcover)
Little House (Original Series Paperback)
Little House Chapter Books (Paperback)
Little House the Laura Years (Audio)
My First Little House Books (Hardcover)
My First Little House Books (Paperback)
My First Little House Books (Prebound)
My First Little House Books: My Book of Little House Paper Dolls
Reviews - What do customers think about Little House in the Big Woods?
Big News on Woods Jun 6, 2008
Life in the 1800's in the woods sure is different than it is here. I bet if that family ever came here they would be amazed. Heck, if I ever had to shoot guns or collect sap from trees I would fall asleep during it. Pa is my favorite character. He goes into town to get supplies and hunts at night what about those stories? My favorite part is when Pa is alone in the woods at night and he thinks he sees a bear but it is really a tree. This is the first Little House book I read and I would like to read Little House on the Prairie next. I hope all you readers read it!
Little House Apr 6, 2008
The audio for this book Little House in the Big Woods is wonderful for my students in the classroom. This allows my students due to the diversity of my students the ability to hear it read aloud(not just by me as the teacher). I can reach many modalities with this. Thank you.
Fascinating History Mar 25, 2008
Reading this book was was very easy for me to imagine life back when cards didn't exist and people's nearest neighbor was 1-2 miles away. Wholesome fun for a family that truely survived on what nature had to offer them. Great reading for the family.
A beautiful, timeless book Feb 26, 2008
This book is wonderful in every way, from the detailed, fresh descriptions of life over a hundred years ago, to the beautiful drawings by Garth Williams.
Little House In the Big Woods Oct 20, 2007
My six year old daughter loves the story of Laura Ingalls and her family. It gives good information on how they live long time ago. teaches her to be thankful, obedient, diligent and to be thankful on what she have.