Laura’s Prairie House
This is the original home page devoted to Laura Ingalls Wilder and her nine Little House books, and is the most comprehensive – and back after a hiatus!
Welcome to our site dedicated to celebrating the timeless classic, “Little House on the Prairie”, the Little House book series and its esteemed author, Laura Ingalls Wilder. Delve into the heartwarming tales of the Ingalls family as they navigate life’s challenges and joys on the American frontier. This beloved series, based on Wilder’s semi-autobiographical novels, has captured the imaginations of generations with its poignant storytelling and unforgettable characters.
Explore the rich history of Laura Ingalls Wilder, the extraordinary woman who brought these stories to life. Born in 1867, Wilder’s real-life experiences growing up in the American Midwest inspired her to pen the “Little House” series. Her vivid narratives transport readers back to the 19th century, offering an unparalleled glimpse into the struggles, triumphs, and enduring spirit of pioneer families. Learn more about her life and the historical sites where fans can visit the former homes and locations where Laura and her family lived.
The “Little House on the Prairie” television series, which aired from 1974 to 1983, further immortalized Wilder’s work. Starring Michael Landon and Melissa Gilbert, the show masterfully adapted the novels, introducing a whole new generation to the Ingalls family’s unforgettable saga. Learn about the talented cast, the memorable episodes, and get answers about many of your burning questions from the over two hundred episodes that aired.
In addition to the novels and TV series, our site offers a wealth of resources for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder and “Little House on the Prairie.” Discover the many books devoted to Laura and her life, shop for your own pioneer girl dress, learn interesting facts about the cast, and more about the real-life historical events and locations that shaped the series. Whether you’re a lifelong fan of Laura and the Little House books or new to the world of TV’s Walnut Grove, this is your one-stop destination for all things “Little House.”
Join us as we celebrate the enduring legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder and her captivating “Little House on the Prairie” series. Relive the adventures of the Ingalls family and experience the pioneer spirit that continues to resonate with audiences today.
Collector’s Editions, Anniversary Editions & Boxed Sets
Many of the books have been published in limited special or collector editions over the years. Here you will find a listing of these special collector’s versions of the Little House books for ultimate Laura fans.
Frequently Asked Questions About Laura Ingalls Wilder & the Little House Books
Some of the popular questions we have received about the books, Laura’s life and the other characters in the books.
Laura Ingalls Wilder for Homeschoolers & Teachers
Activities for parents homeschooling and teachers, including free printable worksheets, lesson ideas and more.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historical Sites
Take a holiday and visit the memorial sites across the US. Find more information about the history of each location, what a visitor will find in the present, and hours and admission prices for each site.
Music from the Little House Books
Lyrics to some of the favorite songs & hymns from the series.
Crafts & Activities from the Little House Books
Make butter, grind wheat, and other fun activities from the Little House books. Complete instructions, perfect for fun, or incorporated as part of a lesson plan.
Pioneer Recipes from the Little House Books
Do you want to make vinegar pie, cornbread or horehound candy? Look no further than here for the recipes.
Biographies of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Friends & Families
Ever wonder what happened to Cap Garland? Or what Mary did after the books ended? Learn more about some of your favorite characters from the series.
Little House Books
Learn more about each book, including the newer series of books featuring Martha (Laura’s Great Grandmother), Charlotte (Laura’s Grandmother), Caroline (Laura’s mother) & Rose (Laura’s daughter).
Primarily for scholars of Laura Ingalls Wilder, you will find things such as wedding and birth announcements and obituaries.
Make Little House on the Prairie Costumes
Patterns for making costumes for both women and girls, as well as making undergarments for women of the era.
Little House on the Prairie Dress Up Ideas
Here are some ideas for dressing up like Laura Ingalls Wilder and other characters from Little House on the Prairie.
Little House on the Prairie Television Series
Information on the television series, including a complete comprehensive episode guide, frequently asked questions, cast, guest stars, Emmy and Golden Globe Awards, and the popular Visitor’s Guide to TV’s Walnut Grove.