A Guide to Laura Ingalls Wilder


Laura Ingalls Wilder was born on February 7, 1867, and is best known for being the author of the popular Little House series, which spawned the hit TV show, Little House on the Prairie. When doing a search on famous authors, Wilder is well known for the books based off of her own pioneer life in the Chippewa River Valley, in Wisconsin. For more information on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, go to Laura Ingalls Wilder and Wikipedia . To read a biography dedicated to her life, check out Biblio. A memorial site has been set up in tribute to her at Liwms .

Laura married James Wilder on August 25, 1885, and went on to give birth to two children. Rose was born in 1886, and a baby boy was born in 1889, but died shortly after. For more information on the Wilders’ and their family, including both sets of parents, go to Dahoudek, which includes photos and descriptions of the family and home. At Genealogy, learn more about the history of the family, and for a timeline of events of the Wilder family, visit Google.

A people search on Laura Ingalls Wilder will bring up her books on the Little House series. These books were based on her life as a pioneer wife and mother, and can be found at Little House Books. For information on the books, as well as kid’s crafts, activities, music and more, go to Lauras Prairie House. The books were developed into a highly successful television show, called Little House on the Prairie, starring Michael Landon. For information on the cast and crew of the show, go to Imdb, and for the official location of the home, visit Little House on the Prairie. More information on this popular drama can be read about at TV Land, and clips from the show can also be viewed here.

Laura Ingalls Wilder died on February 10, 1957. A museum in her honor was erected, and more information can be found at Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum.