|aFarmer boy |cby Laura Ingalls Wilder ; illustrated by Garth Williams.
|a1st Harper Trophy ed.
|aNew York |bHarperTrophy|c1971.
|a372 p. |bill. |c20 cm.
|aWhile Laura Ingalls grows up in a little house on the western prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Almanzo and his brother and sisters work at their chores from dawn to supper most days--no matter what the weather. There is still time for fun, though, especially with the horses, which Almanzo loves more than anything.
|aWilder, Laura Ingalls--1867-1957--Family--Fiction.
The second book in the treasured Little House series, Farmer Boy is Laura Ingalls Wilder's beloved story of how her husband, Almanzo, grew up as a farmer boy far from the little house where Laura lived. This edition features the classic black-and-white artwork from Garth Williams.The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier history and as heartwarming, unforgettable stories. The Little House series has captivated millions of readers with its depiction of life on the American frontier.While Laura Ingalls grows up on the prairie, Almanzo Wilder is living on a big farm in New York State. Here Almanzo and his brother and sisters help with the summer planting and fall harvest. In winter there is wood to be chopped and great slabs of ice to be cut from the river and stored. Time for fun comes when the jolly tin peddler visits, or best of all, when the fair comes to town.Almanzo wishes for just one thing--his very own horse--and he must prove that he is ready for such a big responsibility.