Going West (My First Little House Books Series)

Going West (My First Little House Books Series)

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Overview

With the My First Little House picture book series, the youngest readers can share in the joy of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House books in these illustrated adaptations of the beloved series!

It’s a fond good-bye to the Big Woods as Laura and her family pack up the covered wagon and begin their journey westward to the prairie.

Renee Graef’s illustrations are based on Garth Williams’ classic artwork.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780064406932
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/06/1997
Series: My First Little House Books Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 231,016
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)
Lexile: AD670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

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.


Renée Graef received her bachelor's degree in art from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She is the illustrator of numerous titles in the Little House publishing program, as well as Rodgers and Hammerstein's My Favorite Things and E.T.A Hoffman's The Nutcracker, adapted by Janet Schulman. She lives in Cedarburg, Wisconsin, with her husband and two children.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1867

Date of Death:

February 10, 1957

Place of Birth:

Pepin, Wisconsin

Place of Death:

Mansfield, Missouri

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Going West (My First Little House Books Series) 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
These books are well illustrated and very reminiscent of the chapter books they summarize. A great way to get the little ones interested in the Little House series while they are young.
emleonard on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Going West could really show students how people use to move from one place to another. I liked this book because I have always been interested in Pilgrims and the way they migrated across the world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
A wonderful addition to any young family library.
Guest More than 1 year ago
LOVE THE WHOLE SERIES OF BOOKS AND SO DOES MY FIVE YEAR OLD!!