From shearing sheep and milking cows to training young calves, Almanzo Wilder worked very hard on his family's farm in New York. But when his chores were all done, Almanzo could go to his favorite place in the whole world -- the Horse-Barn. Although his father wouldn't let him handle the frisky colts, Almanzo could still look at them and dream of one day having a horse all his own!
These gentle adaptions from Laura Ingalls Wilder's original Little House books capture the spirit of this beloved pioneer girl and invite beginning chapter-book readers into the magical world of Little House. This glimpse into America's frontier past brings Laura's cherished stories to a whole new generation of young readers.
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Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the frontier, and when she was grown she wrote about her adventures in the Little House books. These beloved books have been read by millions of readers ever since they were first published over 60 years ago.
Renee Graef, an artist and doll designer, did extensive research on the historical settings of the Little House books and the pioneer experience in preparation for illustrating the My First Little House Books. She lives in Milwaukee, WI.
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Book Description HarperCollins Publishers, 1998. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. 1st. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0060274972