Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder  (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957)  was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura’s daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books.

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder  (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957)  was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura’s daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books.