Our Recommended Reading for Children & Young Adults and Recommended Reading for Adults articles have been popular resources for readers interested in Laura Ingalls Wilder and Little House on the Prairie. Here is a brief overview of The Little House Guidebook.
Author: William Anderson
Illustrator: Leslie A. Kelly
Publisher: HarperCollins (April 10, 2007)
In her bestselling and beloved Little House series, Laura Ingalls Wilder described in loving detail the many places where she lived while growing up on the American frontier. Now everyone can come home to Little House in The Little House Guidebook, which features beautiful photographs of these houses and sites. Detailed information on how they were founded and directions for how to get to them are included, as well as where to stay and what to do when you get there.
About the Author: William Anderson
William Anderson (Born 1952) is an American author, historian and lecturer. He is a specialist in the subject of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her times. His interest in the American frontier began after reading Little House on the Prairie. He is a director of the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum in Mansfield, Missouri, and he lives and works as a teacher in Michigan. He has received many recognitions for his writings, including the Western History Association’s Billington Award, the Robinson award of the South Dakota State Historical Society, National Endowment for the Humanities awards and National Council of Social Studies. In September 2002, he was invited to the White House for the third of Laura Bush’s American Authors Symposia. The First Lady, a former teacher and librarian, assembled scholars, authors and historians for a conference on the frontier experience.
About the Illustrator: Leslie A. Kelly
Leslie A. Kelly is a published author, illustrator, and a photographer of children’s books and young adult books. Some of her published credits include The Little House Guidebook, Little House Country: A Photo Guide to the Home Sites of Laura Ingalls Wilder, The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Engagement Book.
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