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Description - The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder by McDowell Marta

Lushly illustrated with beloved images and quotations from the Little House series, The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder , by New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell, examines and celebrates Wilder's unique relationship to the American frontier. A must-read companion to the Little House books. 2017 is the 150th anniversary of Laura Ingalls Wilder's birthday. Her beloved Little House series tells a classic coming-of-age story based on Wilder's own family life and is a reflection of the pioneer spirit of the time. They are also deeply rooted in the natural world. The plants, animals, and landscapes are so integral to the stories, they are practically their own characters. The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by New York Times bestselling author Marta McDowell, explores Wilder's deep relationship to the landscape. Follow the wagon trail of the series, starting in the Wisconsin setting of Little House in the Big Woods to the Dakotas and finally to Missouri. Throughout, you'll learn details about Wilder's life and inspirations, discover how to visit the real places today, and even learn to grow the plants and vegetables featured in the stories. The artful package includes original illustrations by Helen Sewell and Garth Williams, along with historical and contemporary photographs. The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder is a must-have treasure for the millions of readers enchanted by Laura's wild and beautiful life. AUTHOR: Marta McDowell lives, gardens, and writes in Chatham, New Jersey. She teaches landscape history and horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden, where she studied landscape design. McDowell also consults for public gardens and private clients. Her particular interest is in authors and their gardens, the connection between the pen and the trowel. 228 photos and illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781604697278
ISBN-10: 160469727X
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 178mm x 20mm)
Pages: 390
Imprint: Timber Press
Publisher: Timber Press
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2017
Country of Publication: United States

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