Going To Town by Laura Ingalls WilderGoing To Town by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Going To Town

byLaura Ingalls WilderIllustratorRenee Graef

Paperback | February 2, 2000

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Long, long ago, a little girl named Laura Ingalls lived in a little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters, Mary and Carrie, and their good old bulldog, Jack. One spring day Pa has a wonderful surprise--he is taking the family on a trip into town! Laura is very excited, for she has never been to a town, and this special visit is everything she imagined and more.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers. Now for the first time, the youngest readers can share her adventure in these very special picture books adapted from Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved storybooks. Renée Graef's warm paintings, inspired by Garth Williams' classic Little House illustrations, bring Laura and her family lovingly to life.

Laura and Mary get ready for their very first trip from the little house in the Big Woods into town, where a visit to the general store and a picnic by the lake await.

1995 ‘Pick of the Lists’ (ABA)

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 Midwest. Later, Laura and her husband, Almanzo Wilder, made their own covered-wagon trip with their daughter, Rose, to Mansfield, Missouri. There, believing in the importance of know...
Title:Going To TownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 9 × 0.68 inPublished:February 2, 2000Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064434524

ISBN - 13:9780064434522

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5


From Our Editors

When you live deep in the woods like Laura and her family, going to town for the day is a big event — like Christmas! That’s why such a momentous occasion deserves its own special telling for the popular My First Little House Books series for younger readers up to age eight. Based on the classic stories from Laura Ingalls Wilder’s cherished series, Going to Town features soft, vibrant artwork derived from Garth Williams’ timeless illustrations. Children will feel the excitement of a pioneer outing as they join Laura, Mary, Ma, Pa and even Baby Carrie.