In 1935 Little House on the Prairie was published to immediate acclaim, and today it is one of the most beloved children's books. Now, in honor of the sixty-fifth anniversary of this timeless book, comes the Little House on the Prairie Collector's Edition. This gorgeous new volume features, for the first time ever, Garth Williams's classic illustrations in full color. An afterword by Wilder historian William Anderson provides a lively, detailed account of the story behind this most treasured of novels.
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The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas. They travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the best spot to build their little house on the prairie. Soon they are planting and plowing, hunting wild ducks and turkeys, and gathering grass for their cows. Sometimes pioneer life is hard, but Laura and her folks are always busy and happy in their new little house.About the Author:
Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867–1957) was born in a log cabin in the Wisconsin woods. With her family, she pioneered throughout America’s heartland during the 1870s and 1880s, finally settling in Dakota Territory. She married Almanzo Wilder in 1885; their only daughter, Rose, was born the following year. The Wilders moved to Rocky Ridge Farm at Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894, where they established a permanent home. After years of farming, Laura wrote the first of her beloved Little House books in 1932. The nine Little House books are international classics. Her writings live on into the twenty-first century as America’s quintessential pioneer story.
Garth Williams's classic illustrations for the Little House books caused Laura to remark that she "and her folks live again in these pictures." Garth Williams also illustrated Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little, and almost one hundred other books.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Garth Williams (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0060282444
Book Description Harpercollins Childrens Books, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110060282444