Little House on the Prairie (Hardcover)

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When "Little House on the Prairie" was first published in 1935, it won the hearts of readers everywhere. Both children and adults can now rediscover Wilder''s story of her pioneering childhood with this 75th anniversary edition. Full color.

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Publisher Harpercollins Childrens Books
Mfg Part# 9780061958274
SKU 214439559
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0061958271
Release Date 9/28/2010
Author Info
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote her first book, LITTLE HOUSE IN THE BIG WOODS, at the age of 65. This title began the nine-book "Little House" series, which was a combination of autobiography, storytelling, and American history. More than just the story of one person's life, the series is an account of the settling of the American frontier. All the books in the series were edited by Wilder's only child, a daughter named Rose Wilder Lane. In 1954, as a testament to Laura Ingalls Wilder's contribution to the world of children's literature, the American Library Association created the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award to recognize creators of children's books whose body of work represents a significant contribution to the field of children's literature. Naturally, she was the first to be honored with this award. Her legions of fans still make pilgrimages to the settings of her books and her former homes, all of which are preserved or memorialized in her honor.
Garth Williams illustrated several classic books for children including STUART LITTLE and CHARLOTTE'S WEB, both written by E. B. White, as well as all the books in Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" series. Williams and his family moved around a lot during his childhood, giving him the opportunity to live not only in the United States, but also Canada and England. Upon reaching adulthood and returning to the United States, Williams tried to get a job illustrating for "The New Yorker" magazine, but his artistic style was considered too "European." However, it was "New Yorker" contributor E. B. White himself who suggested that Williams illustrate STUART LITTLE. In addition to illustrating the works of other authors, Williams also wrote and illustrated his own books, such as THE RABBITS' WEDDING.
From the Publisher
Annotation This is the second title in Laura Ingalls Wilder's classic American series about her childhood on the prairie. In the late 19th-century, the Ingalls family moves from the relative safety of Wisconsin to the unknown prairies of Kansas, where they build a log cabin and start up a small farm. Braving the elements, wolves, and much more, the tightly knit family discovers a new home. With Garth Williams' B&W illustrations.
Editors Note When Laura Ingalls and her family set out for Kansas, they travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the perfect place to call home. Pioneer life is sometimes hard, but Laura and her family are busy and happy building their new little house. To celebrate the 75th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's timeless classic, this gorgeous new hardcover edition features Garth Williams's charming illustrations in vibrant full color. For anyone who has ever read and loved Little House on the Prairie, and for those who have yet to discover Laura's world, this is a volume to cherish.
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0075
Minimum Age 08
Number of Pages 0335
Publisher HarperCollins

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