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Trundlebed Tales host Sarah S. Uthoff will look at Laura Ingalls Wilder and other classic children's literature and social history including historic foodways and one-room schools.

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There are a lot of Laura events every July. There are events scheduled this month in Pepin, WI; Walnut Grove, MN; De Smet, SD;Mansfield, MO; Malone, NY; Old World Wisconsin, Eagle, WI; Simi Valley, CA. Dean Butler's "Prairie Man" has... more

A roving report to what happened in Burr Oak, Iowa during Laura Days. This year the event was June 22, 2024. Get a report on what changes they'd made since my trip in 2019. Get a report on a new place to eat - Mabe's Pizza. Get a... more

A group of friends went to the big 50th anniversary cast reunion site tour for "Little House on the Prairie." Scott Smith and Micky Thompson went on a friends trip to one of the major events of the year in Simi Valley, California where most of the... more

Since this is late we'll go through some of the big events this year and what we're still looking forward to. Whether you're interested in the TV show, the museums, or books, there is a lot going on.

Today I'm going to be doing a reading from my favorite of Mark Twain's A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court. An early major plot point in the book the Yankee uses an eclipse to get out of being held hostage and to gain... more

I have two programs in April and there is a lot of stuff going on. There is another production of Little House on the Prairie: The Musical. There are two cast reunion events and Malone is starting a new event.

What happened in Laura Ingalls Wilder fandom during 2023.

In honor of Read Across America we're going to get another story from Thornton Burgess. His stories were originally published in magazines and in most of them they set up the next chapter. This particular one those is short stories. We're... more

March is the start of the year's Laura Ingalls Wilder season. It's still pretty quiet. However, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Home and Museum in Mansfield, Missouri is the first of the Laura homesites that close for the season to reopen each year.... more

My friend Kelly Pelzel and I headed down to Mansfield, Missouri for Wilder Days. We didn't get a roving report done at the time. We set up a time to record it and..... BlogTalkRadio wasn't doing live shows so I recorded it instead. Listen to... more

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