Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's life and books

Laura Ingalls Wilder Country: The People and places in Laura Ingalls Wilder's life and books

by William Anderson

Paperback(Reprint)

$24.99

Overview

Laura Ingalls Wilder Country takes the millions of fans of the Little House books and the hit TV series on an enchanting tour of the real world of the well-loved author, visiting the people and places who inspired her classic books. With hundreds of photos, many in full color, this memorabilia book makes a beautiful gift.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780060973469
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/01/1995
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.75(h) x (d)
Lexile: 1100L (what's this?)

About the Author

William Anderson is a historian, educator, and author of twenty-five books of biography, travel, and history. His groundbreaking research on Laura Ingalls Wilder and her books led to many HarperCollins titles, including Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography, Laura Ingalls Wilder Country, and A Little House Sampler. He has also written for Travel & Leisure, the Saturday Evening Post, the Christian Science Monitor, and many other national magazines. Anderson is a frequent speaker at conferences, schools, and libraries. He makes his home in Michigan.

Table of Contents

Preface 10(2)
Introduction 12(6)
1. The Big Woods of Wisconsin
18(6)
2. Kansas Prairie Country
24(10)
3. Walnut Grove and the Banks of Plum Creek
34(12)
4. Little Hotel in the Village
46(4)
5. Silver Lake and the Dakota Prairie
50(8)
6. The Long, Hard Winter
58(6)
7. De Smet: Laura's Little Town on the Prairie
64(8)
8. Laura, Almanzo, and Rose
72(4)
9. The House on Third Street
76(5)
10. From the Family Album
81(9)
11. Little House in the Ozarks
90(18)
12. Laura's Rose
108(2)
13. Almanzo and Malone
110(4)
Map
114(3)
A Laura Ingalls Wilder Chronology 117(2)
Illustration Credits 119

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