Little House on the Prairie (Little House, Book 3)


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Harper Collins 2010 (Revised edition) Originally published 1932

Based on the real-life adventures of Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House on the Prairie is the third book in the award-winning Little House series, which has captivated generations of readers. This edition features Garth Williams’ classic art in vibrant full-color.

Laura Ingalls and her family are heading to Kansas! Leaving behind their home in the Big Woods of Wisconsin, they travel by covered wagon until they find the perfect spot to build a little house on the prairie. Laura and her sister Mary love exploring the rolling hills around their new home, but the family must soon get to work, farming and hunting and gathering food for themselves and for their livestock. Just when the Ingalls family starts to settle into their new home, they find themselves caught in the middle of a conflict. Will they have to move again?

The nine books in the timeless Little House series tell the story of Laura’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.--from the publisher

368 pages          978-0061958274         Ages 8-12

Editor's note: Little House on the Prairie was the third book published in this series. It is the second book chronologically in the series. If you want to read in the order of Laura's life, then read Little House on the Prairie second and Farmer Boy third.

Chronological Order of Little House Books Little House in the Big Woods (1932) Little House on the Prairie (1935) Farmer Boy (1933) On the Banks of Plum Creek (1937) By the Shores of Silver Lake (1939) The Long Winter (1940) Little Town on the Prairie (1941) These Happy Golden Years (1943) The First Four Years (1971)

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