The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Frontier Landscapes That Inspired the Little House Books

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The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books springs from a life lived in partnership with the land, on farms she and her family settled across the Northeast and Midwest. In this revealing exploration of Wilder’s deep connection with the natural world, Marta McDowell follows the wagon trail of the beloved Little House series. You’ll learn details about Wilder’s life and inspirations, pinpoint the Ingalls and Wilder homestead claims on authentic archival maps, and learn to grow the plants and vegetables featured in the series.
Publisher: Portland, Oregon :, Timber Press,, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781604697278
Characteristics: 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary: The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s books springs from a life lived in partnership with the land, on farms she and her family settled across the Northeast and Midwest. In this revealing exploration of Wilder’s deep connection with the natural world, Marta McDowell follows the wagon trail of the beloved Little House series. You’ll learn details about Wilder’s life and inspirations, pinpoint the Ingalls and Wilder homestead claims on authentic archival maps, and learn to grow the plants and vegetables featured in the series.

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Oct 14, 2017

Beautifully illustrated book. Anyone interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder would love this book.

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IanS_Librarian
Aug 21, 2017

This is a nice companion piece to Laura Ingalls Wilder's "Little House" series. It does a nice job of describing the various places her family lived and the flora of each locality. Like "Pioneer Girl," a complementary resource for any Wilder fans.

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