5 Little House on the Prairie Paperback Books by Laura Ingalls Wilder Pictures by Garth Williams 1960s Scholastic Book Services

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Step back into a simpler time with the 5 Little House on the Prairie Paperback Books by the esteemed Laura Ingalls Wilder. These priceless works from Scholastic Book Services from the 1970s, illustrated by Garth Williams, invite you on an enchanted journey to the American frontier. Each book, a time capsule in its own right, offers readers a glimpse into the joys and challenges of pioneer life.


  • Title: 5 Little House on the Prairie Books
  • Publication Dates: Various (1963–1972)
  • Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: Various (238–339)
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches each
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Good (Note: Signs of love and use, including a name written in pen on the cover and a 'G' on the spine.)

List of Each Book with Publishing Date and Pages

  1. Little House in the Big Woods: Publication Date: 1972 (First Printing) Pages: 238

  2. Little House on the Prairie: Publication Date: 1963 Pages: 335

  3. On the Banks of Plum Creek: Publication Date: 1964 Pages: 339

  4. By the shores of Silver Lake: Publication Date: 1964 Pages: Not specified (Please confirm with the seller)

  5. The Long Winter: Publication Date: 1968 Pages: 335

Five Key Elements:

  1. Embark on heartwarming adventures with Laura and her family as they navigate life in the vast wilderness. From the cozy log cabin in the Big Woods to the expansive prairies, each page turns with vivid storytelling that stands the test of time.
  2. These novels by Laura Ingalls Wilder serve as a semi-autobiographical account of her upbringing in the late 19th century. They provide not just stories but a window into history, reflecting the spirit and challenges of pioneer life.
  3. While these paperback editions show signs of love and time, their vintage charm is undeniable. Each book features delightful illustrations by Garth Williams, bringing the stories to life and adding a touch of visual magic.
  4. A prized addition to any vintage book collection, these novels nurture a communal love for storytelling and historical exploration. They are perfect for readers who cherish nostalgia and seek to connect with the past.
  5. We invite you to delve into the world of Laura Ingalls Wilder, where each chapter is a journey and every turn of the page beckons new adventures. Discover the resilience and warmth of the Ingalls family, and let your imagination roam the prairies and woods. 


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These vintage items have been previously loved and show signs of wear typical of aged pieces. We encourage you to view the pictures as a guide and reach out with any questions or for additional photos.

In Summation:

These 5 Little House on the Prairie books offer more than stories; they offer a piece of history, an invitation to a simpler, more rugged time. They are a testament to the enduring power of storytelling and the charm of vintage literature. Whether for your collection or as a gift, they promise to be a treasured addition.

Our Process

We source from local estate sales in the Great Lakes Bay Region, only purchasing the highest quality books.

After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

When shipping, your book is double-bagged using kraft bubble mailer's for protection.

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