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Little House on the Prairie
Contributor(s): Wilder, Laura Ingalls, Williams, Garth (Illustrator)
ISBN: 0060581816     ISBN-13: 9780060581817
Publisher: Harpercollins Childrens Books
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Product Type: Paperback - Other Formats
Published: May 2004
Annotation: For the first time in the history of the Little House books, this new edition features Garth Williams' interior art in vibrant, full color, as well as beautifully redesigned covers.

The adventures continue for Laura Ingalls and her family as they leave their little house in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and set out for Kansas. They travel for many days in their covered wagon until they find the best spot to build their little house on the prairie. Soon they are planting and plowing, hunting wild ducks and turkeys, and gathering grass for their cows. Sometimes pioneer life is hard, but Laura and her folks are always busy and happy in their new little house.

Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Frontier and pioneer life; Great Plains; Fiction.
Family life; Great Plains; Fiction.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Lifestyles
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: bl2004115664
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 3-4, Age 8-9
Series: Little House-the Laura Years
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 7.50" H x 5.25" W x 0.75" (1.16 lbs) 352 pages
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 53
Reading Level: 4.9   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 8.0
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 2011 Spring)
This seventy-fifth-anniversary edition includes colorized versions of Garth Williams's classic understated illustrations (added in 1953). The shades are appropriately frontier-y, all muted browns and sunrise yellows, but the gleaming-white pages are a bit of a distraction. Some diverting ephemera--the book's first jacket, letters between Wilder and her editor, details about 2008's Little House musical--are appended. Copyright 2011 Horn Book Guide Reviews.

Reviewed by Horn Book Guide Reviews (Horn Book Guide Reviews 1998)
This larger-sized gift edition of the classic, with pink-ribbon page marker and a busy and distracting pole-and-vine border surrounding each page, is truly unnecessary publishing. Copyright 1998 Horn Book Guide Reviews