--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Laura Ingalls's story begins in 1871 in a little logcabin on the edge of the Big Woods of Wisconsin. Four-year-old Laura lives inthe little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and theirtrusty dog, Jack.
Pioneer life is sometimes hard, since the family mustgrow or catch all their own food as they get ready for the cold winter. But itis also exciting as Laura and her folks celebrate Christmas with homemade toysand treats, do the spring planting, bring in the harvest, and make their firsttrip into town. And every night they are safe and warm in their little house,with the happy sound of Pa's fiddle sending Laura and her sisters off tosleep.
And so begins Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of a pioneer girland her family. The nineLittle House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both aunique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettablestory.