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Little House in the Big Woods

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ISBN-10: 0060581808

ISBN-13: 9780060581800

Edition: 1960

Authors: Laura Ingalls Wilder, Garth Williams

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For the first time in the history of the Little House books, this new edition features Garth Williams' interior art in vibrant, full color, as well as a beautifully redesigned cover. Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little log cabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog, Jack. Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family must grow or catch all their own food as they get ready for the cold winter. But it is also exciting as Laura and her folks celebrate Christmas with homemade toys and treats, do the spring planting, bring in the harvest, and make…    
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Book details

List price: $8.99
Copyright year: 1960
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Wilder was born near Pepin, Wisconsin; attended school in DeSmet, South Dakota; and became a teacher before she was 16, teaching for seven years in Dakota Territory schools. She and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, farmed near DeSmet for about nine years and then moved to Mansfield, Missouri, where they lived out the rest of their days. Wilder did not write her first book, Little House in the Big Woods, about her early years in Wisconsin, until late in life, on the urging of her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane. It was first published in 1932. She followed this with Farmer Boy (1933), a book about her husband's childhood in New York State. She then completed a series of books about her life as she…    

Little House in the Big Woods
Winter Days and Winter Nights
The Long Rifle
Christmas
Sundays
Two Big Bears
The Sugar Snow
Dance at Grandpa's
Going to Town
Summertime
Harvest
The Wonderful Machine
The Deer in the Wood