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The world of Laura Ingalls Wilder : the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House on the Prairie books.

Author: Marta McDowell
Publisher: Portland, Oregon : Timber Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"This lushly illustrated book from bestselling author Marta McDowell examines Laura Ingalls Wilder's relationship to the landscape and illuminates how it inspired the beloved Little House Books" --
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder; Laura Ingalls Wilder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marta McDowell
ISBN: 9781604697278 160469727X
OCLC Number: 1016119861
Notes: "Prologue -- A Life on the Land -- Clearing the Land: The Wisconsin Woods -- Preparing the Soil: A New York Farm -- Harrowing: The Prairie of Kansas, Indian Territory -- Making a Better Garden: Creekside in Minnesota and Iowa -- Ripening: The Dakota Prairie -- Reaping: Settled Farm and Settled Town -- Threshing: From Great Plains to Ozark Ridges -- Saving Seed: Rocky Ridge Farm -- Putting Food By: The Rock House and the Farmhouse -- Wilder Gardens -- Visiting Wilder Gardens -- Growing a Wilder Garden --Source Abbreviations -- Plants for a Wilder Garden -- Recommended Reading.
Description: 396 pages : illustrations.

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2017 is the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Her beloved Little House series tells a classic coming-of-age story based on Wilder's own family life and is a reflection of the  Read more...

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Winner of the Garden Writers Association 2018 Silver Medal of Achievement "This well-researched, sweeping book details the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder and those who came before her. It is clear Read more...

 
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