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Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

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  • Age Range: 6 - 10 years
  • Grade Level: 2 and up
  • Series: Little House
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (February 2, 2000)

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Pioneer Girl: The Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder

by
William Anderson (Author) , Dan Andreasen (Illustrator)

The pioneer spirit lives on...

Readers around the world know and love Laura, the little girl born in the Big Woods of Wisconsin and raised in covered wagons and on wide open prairies. Now Little House fans can learn more about "Half-pint" in this, the first picture book biography book of Laura Ingalls Wilder.

With a simple, glowing text by noted historian and Little House scholar William Anderson, and glorious paintings by Dan Andreasen, Pioneer Girl is a very special portrait of a writer whose classic books and poineer adventures have made her one of the most popular literary figures in America.

This picture-book biography of Laura Ingalls Wilder tells the remarkable story of the pioneer girl who would one day immortalize her adventures in the beloved Little House books. Written in simple, glowing text by noted Little House scholar William Anderson, and illustrated with glorious paintings by artist Dan Andreasen, this wonderful first biography captures the very essence of the little girl called ‘Half-pint,' whose classic books and pioneer adventures have made her one of the most popular literary figures in America.

"It is no mean feat that Anderson has managed to pack as much of her storied life into Pioneer Girl …Andreason’s work has cinematic quality in its sweep."
- Gannett News Service

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