On The Banks Of Plum Creek

Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's brilliant evocation of pioneer life, seen through the eyes of a child.

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0120030818

Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's brilliant evocation of pioneer life, seen through the eyes of a child.The Ingalls family have left their little house in Indian territory and are hoping to settle in Minnesota.

Their new home is to be a dugout.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Hanson....Emil Marwa

0220030819

The Ingalls family have settled in to their dugout house on the banks of the creek.

Laura knows she mustn't play in the deep water by herself, but the temptation is too much for her.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Hanson....Emil Marwa

/ 2/10.

Laura Ingalls Wilder's brilliant evocation of pioneer life, seen through the eyes of a child.

0320030820

By Laura Ingalls Wilder, dramatised by Jennifer Howarth.

3/10.

As Christmas approaches, the girls are left at home alone to mind the house while Pa takes Ma to town.

When the cattle run wild among the haystacks, Laura has to try and stop them.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Hanson....Emil Marwa

0420030821

Pa decides to build a lumber house, paid for on the promise of a good crop of wheat to come.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Hanson....Emil Marwa

0520030822

5/10.

By Laura Ingalls Wilder Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth The family move to their new house, and the girls must start school for the first time.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Hanson....Emil Marwa

0620030825

The family have settled and the girls have started school.

They must buy a slate which Pa can ill afford, and make the mistake of going to the Oleson's store.

0720030826

The corn is ready to harvest and Pa is looking forward to using the profits to pay off his debts.

But the family are about to learn the meaning of 'grasshopper weather'.

Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Oleson....John Chancer Mrs Oleson....Kathryn Akin Reverend Alden....Kerry Shale Miss Beadle....Barbara Barnes.

0820030827

The Ingalls family are in debt because the harvest is ruined.

Pa has been working back east to earn some money and the girls count the days until his return.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Oleson....John Chancer Mrs Oleson....Kathryn Akin Reverend Alden....Kerry Shale Miss Beadle....Barbara Barnes.

0920030828

Pa is safely back home and has paid off some of their debts, but the Ingalls family must survive another year without a harvest.

Narrator: Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura - Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Oleson....John Chancer Mrs Oleson....Kathryn Akin Reverend Alden....Kerry Shale Miss Beadle....Barbara Barnes Dramatised by Jennifer Howarth.

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It's a harsh winter and somehow the family must survive until spring.

When Pa sees a break in the weather he goes to town for provisions, but then a terrible blizzard blows up and the girls must wait for his return.

Narrator....Debora Weston Pa....John Guerrasio Ma....Jennifer Lee Jellicorse Laura....Josie Kook-Clark Mary....Taryn Kook-Clark Nellie Oleson....Glennis Laroe Willie Oleson....Ethan MacCoby Christy Kennedy....MacKenzie Bryant Mr Oleson....John Chancer Mrs Oleson....Kathryn Akin Reverend Alden....Kerry Shale Miss Beadle....Barbara Barnes.