Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder Illustrated by Garth Williams 1953 Harper and Row Publishers

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Step back in time with Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder, beautifully illustrated by Garth Williams. This 1953 edition is a timeless classic that invites readers into the heart of the American frontier in the 1800s.

Covering 238 pages, this hardcover book tells the story of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s childhood in the vast Wisconsin woods near Lake Pepin. Based on Wilder's own experiences traveling across the Midwest with her family, the book offers an authentic glimpse into life on the Western frontier.


  • Title: Little House in the Big Woods
  • Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Illustrator: Garth Williams
  • Publication Year: 1953
  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 238
  • Dimensions: 8x6x1 inches
  • Condition: Pencil mark erased on inside page

Three Key Elements:

  • Historical Insight: Provides a vivid portrayal of 19th-century American life in the Midwest.
  • Engaging Storytelling: Captures the adventures and spirit of a young Laura Ingalls Wilder.
  • Timeless Appeal: A beloved classic for readers of all ages, offering both education and enjoyment.


This is a vintage item that has been previously owned and shows signs of use. The erased pencil mark on the inside page is the only notable flaw. Please refer to the photos for a guide to its condition. If you need more details or additional photos, please feel free to ask.

In Summation:

"Little House in the Big Woods" is more than a children's book; it's a journey into the past, bringing to life the experiences of those who ventured into the American frontier. It's a wonderful read for anyone interested in historical fiction or seeking a heartwarming story from a simpler time.

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