Series: Little House Books


THE FIRST FOUR YEARS by Garth Williams
Released: Feb. 1, 1971

"The spirit as well as the format is that of the Little House (though the format will mislead those who expect a functional resemblance)."
Laura wasn't sure about marrying Manly, she'd 'always said she'd never marry a farmer' . . . Read full book review >
THESE HAPPY GOLDEN YEARS by Garth Williams
Released: March 17, 1943

"Her happiness comes with Almanzo Wilder, whom she marries at the end of the book."
Illustrated by Helen Sewell and Mildred Boyle, and a splendid addition to the other fine books in the series. Read full book review >
LITTLE TOWN ON THE PRAIRIE by Garth Williams
Released: Nov. 20, 1941

"For some reason, the almost-a-young lady Laura isn't quite as real as the child of the wilderness."
These books are written in the third person, as if they were fiction, but actually each successive volume provides another panel in the autobiography of the author This one is for distinctly older girls than its predecessor, as Laura secures her first post as school teacher, and puts her own school days behind her. Read full book review >
THE LONG WINTER by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Released: June 15, 1940

"Sell as true story material."
Yet another panel in the saga of the Ingalls' family, and a good one. Read full book review >
BY THE SHORES OF SILVER LAKE by Garth Williams
Released: Oct. 20, 1939

"A splendidly written contribution to factual frontier material, of special interest to the Middle Western market."
One always hesitates as to whether these stories of Laura Wilder's childhood belong with fiction or non-fiction, so place this where you have found the others sell best. Read full book review >
ON THE BANKS OF PLUM CREEK by Garth Williams
Released: Oct. 20, 1937

"It is perfect Americana."
If anything, it is better than her enchanting Little House in the Big Woods. Read full book review >
LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE by Garth Williams
Released: Sept. 19, 1935

"Personally, I liked it certainly as well, perhaps better than the other."
Sequel to Little House in the Big Woods, and true story of the author's own childhood, and of the days when her father, feeling that civilization was coming too fast to the Big Woods, uprooted his little family and took them, via covered wagon, to Kansas. Read full book review >
FARMER BOY by Garth Williams
Released: Oct. 1, 1933

"The story of a vanishing phase of American life, with delightful illustrations by Helen Sewell."
A juvenile AS THE EARTH TURNS. Read full book review >