On the Banks of Plum Creek

On the Banks of Plum Creek

Little House Series #4
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Publisher: HarperCollins
Mass market paperback, 339 pages
List Price: $7.99 Sale Price: $6.79

The family's first home in Minnesota was made of sod. But Pa builds a clean new house beside Plum Creek. The money for materials will come from their first wheat harvest. Then, just before the wheat is ready to harvest, a strange glittering cloud fills the sky, blocking out the sun. Soon millions of grasshoppers cover the field and everything on the farm. In a week's time, there is no wheat crop left at all.

Used copies may have an older gingham cover design.

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Summary: The Ingalls move to a sod house in Minnesota, grow wheat, attend birthday parties, and survive a cloud of grasshoppers.

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