Type Surname (from given name)
Pronounced Pron. Eeng-ullz(English) [key]
Patronymic from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Ingell, Old Norse INGJALDR.Laura Ingalls WILDER (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Her daughter Rose encouraged Laura to write and helped her to edit and publish the novels.