The universal appeal of Laura Ingalls Wilder 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. Excerpts from Wilder's books, letters, and diaries bring to light her profound appreciation for the landscapes at the heart of her world.
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For fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder
A beautiful book for all fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her little house on the praire series. Much background information of her life, her parents, Almanzo and her dauther. Donna Postel is a great narrator - what a lovely book!