Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls WilderLittle Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Town on the Prairie

byLaura Ingalls WilderIllustratorGarth Williams

Paperback | April 8, 2008

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Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little Town on the Prairie is the seventh book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.

In Little Town on the Prairie, the young town of De Smet has survived the long, harsh winter of 1880-1881. With the arrival of spring comes invitations to socials, parties, and “literaries.” Laura, who is now fifteen years old, attends her first evening social.

In her spare time, she sews shirts to help earn money to send Mary to a college for the blind. Laura also receives her teaching certificate and can work at a school. And, best of all, Almanzo Wilder asks permission to being walking her home from church. Life in the little town certainly is exciting!

The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s real childhood as an American pioneer and are cherished by readers of all generations. They offer a unique glimpse into life on the American frontier and tell the heartwarming, unforgettable story of a loving family.

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:Little Town on the PrairieFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.66 inPublished:April 8, 2008Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064400077

ISBN - 13:9780064400077

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Little Town on the Prairie I love all the books in this series. This was another great addition.
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love it i read all these books while a child. so good
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from such a wonderful read love this one a lot. great book and great series
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love it this is great, read them all as a kid
Date published: 2017-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just gets better I feel like Wilder's writing just improves as the series progresses, and this is where it peaks. Really good.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Days Reading these again reminds me of being a child and the great memories
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Laura' story continues.... This book continues to show Laura growing up, and Almanzo makes more of an appearance in this one, as well.
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Laura Ingalls Wilder has made another great Classic
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another classic Another great book in the series. #plumreview
Date published: 2016-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This book was really good I thought the book was really good. I read little house in the Big Woods too and really could understand what she was saying! These books are really good!
Date published: 2000-12-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Story I thought this story was very good...Laura Ingalls Wilder is a great author and has deep thought in her books...she is a wonderful wona that has created many awesome and exciting books.
Date published: 2000-04-14