Little author in the big woods : a biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder /

"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a you...

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Main Author: McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Other Authors: Thermes, Jennifer, (Illustrator)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014.
Edition:First edition.
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Main Author:McDonough, Yona Zeldis.
Summary:"Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It's a fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer"-- Provided by publisher.

Many girls in elementary and middle school fall in love with the Little House books by Laura Ingalls Wilder. What they don't always realize is that Wilder's books are autobiographical. This narrative biography describes more of the details of the young Laura's real life as a young pioneer homesteading with her family on many adventurous journeys. This biography, complete with charming illustrations, points out the differences between the fictional series as well as the many similarities. It'sa fascinating story of a much-celebrated writer.

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General Notes:"Christy Ottaviano Books."
Physical Description:xviii, 156 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:9780805095425 (hardback)
080509542X (hardback)
Author Notes:

Yona Zeldis McDonough is the author of many books for children, including Sisters in Strength , Anne Frank , and Louisa: The Life of Louisa May Alcott . Ms. McDonough lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Jennifer Thermes is the author and illustrator of When I Was Built and Sam Bennett's New Shoes , which was a Bank Street College Best Children's Book. Her books as illustrator include the middle-grade novel Maggie & Oliver and The Iciest, Diciest, Scariest Sled Ride Ever! Jennifer also creates illustrated maps for magazine and book publishing clients.


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