Wolves and panthers and bears roam the deep Wisconsin woods in the late 1870’s. In those same woods, Laura lives with Pa and Ma, and her sisters Mary and Baby Carrie, in a snug little house made of logs. All night long, the wind howls lonesomely, but Pa plays the fiddle and sings, keeping the family safe and cozy.
Cherry Jones won the Tony? Award for best actress in The Heiress, and received two Tony? nominations for her work in A Moon for the Misbegotten and Our Country?s Good; she can be seen in the films The Perfect Storm, Erin Brockovich, The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, and Cold Mountain.
Paul Woodiel is a versatile purveyor of many styles of violin and fiddle music. A New York-based theatre and studio musician, he is a three-time winner of the New England Fiddle Contest.
Little House in the Big Woods is the first book in the Laura Years series (3.5 hr / 4 CD)