Item description for Summertime in the Big Woods (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder & Renee Graef...
Overview A little girl and her pioneer family spend a summer in the Big Woods of Wisconsin
Summer is here
The warm days of summer have arrived, and that means Laura gets to spend fun-filled days outdoors The winter is finally over, and now it is summertime Laura and Mary are busy all day helping Ma in the garden and playing outside. Renee Graef's enchanting full-color illustrations, inspired by Garth Williams' classic artwork, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life in this sixth title in the My First Little House book series, picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved storybooks.
Citations And Professional Reviews Summertime in the Big Woods (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder & Renee Graef has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Hornbook Guide to Children - 01/01/1996 page 281
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 9.75" Height: 9.5" Weight: 0.8 lbs.
Release Date May 10, 1996
Series My First Little House
ISBN 0060259345 ISBN13 9780060259341 UPC 046594014993
Availability 0 units.
More About Laura Ingalls Wilder & Renee Graef
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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Reviews - What do customers think about Summertime in the Big Woods (Little House)?
Excellent choice for pre-readers Jul 21, 2007
My daughters love the colorful, cheerful pictures. This series captures the charm of Prairie Life without being too complicated for little ones to follow. - It's a great intro to the original series!
Wonderful books Mar 10, 2007
If you like Little House on the Prairie you will really like this series. The books are simply written with a wholesome story about how life was a long time ago. The illustrator is magnificent. The pictures are colorful and have nice detail.