One good cat picture book deserves another. I recently surprise to find that there is an actual picture book about the Anderson House hotel in Wabasha, MN. This is the hotel that checks out cats in the rooms. If you can’t stay in Pepin (WI, birthplace of Laura Ingalls Wilder) itself, this is the place to stay during your visit, as recommended in The Little House Guidebook.
For those who can’t get enough of Anderson House,
Also, here is the picture book that takes place at Anderson House. Can you really live without it?
Blumpoe the Grumpoe Meets Arnold the Cat
UPDATED February 18, 2017: I replaced the video which was no longer live with a more promotional video from YouTube that shows Anderson House as it was during 2008 and eliminated text referring to the previous news story video. I double checked the Amazon link and added my current signature block.
Sarah S. Uthoff is the main force behind Trundlebed Tales striving to bring the History, Mystery, Magic and Imagination of Laura Ingalls Wilder and other greats of children’s literature and history to life for a new generation. Uthoff is a nationally known Laura Ingalls Wilder authority and has presented at five of the Wilder homesites, many conferences and numerous libraries, museums, and events around the Midwest. Attend one of her programs, schedule one yourself, watch her videos, listen to her podcast, and find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, and Academia.edu. Professionally she is a reference librarian at Kirkwood Community College and director of the Oxford (Iowa) Public Library.