Laura Ingalls Wilder - Author (Little House on the Prairie); born on February 7, 1867 in Pepin County, Wisconsin.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books released from 1932 to 1943 which were based on her childhood as part of a pioneer family; including,
Little House in the Big Woods(1932) that chronicles her years living in the Big Woods region of Wisconsin just north of the village of Pepin.
Her novel Little House on the Prairie was the bases for the television series of the same name that aired 204 episodes between September 11, 1974 – March 21, 1983. It was only appropriate that the actress Bonnie Bartlett, born in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, appeared on the series four seasons as the character Grace Snider Edwards.
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Laura Ingalls Wilder
Noted for her Little House Books: Little House in the Big Woods, Farmer Boy, Little House on the Prairie, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, and These Happy Golden Years.
Below: Little House replica at the Little House Wayside in Pepin on the spot where Laura Ingalls Wilder was born.
Front hardcover, first edition of the most frequently adapted volume of Little House on the Prairie (1935)