The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion

A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide
By Annette Whipple


192 Pages, 7.5 x 9.5

Formats: Trade Paper, Mobipocket, PDF, EPUB

Trade Paper, $18.99 (CA $25.99) (US $18.99)

ISBN 9781641601665

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Aug 2020)


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A valuable companion to the Little House books that encourages readers to think deeper about real-life stories
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion helps eager readers experience and discover Wilder’s books like never before. Author Annette Whipple encourages children to engage in pioneer activities while thinking deeper about the Ingalls and Wilder families as portrayed in the nine Little House books. This valuable companion provides brief introductions to each Little House book, chapter-by-chapter story guides, "Fact or Fiction" sidebars, plus 75 activities, crafts, and recipes that encourage kids to “Live Like Laura” using easy-to-find supplies. Thoughtful questions help the reader develop appreciation and understanding for stories. Every aspiring adventurer will enjoy this walk alongside Laura from the big woods to the golden years.


The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion . . . is a useful tool for reading and teaching Wilder's pioneer series.” —William Anderson, author of Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Biography, A Little House Sampler, and Laura Ingalls Wilder Country 

“A fun and comprehensive look at the popular Little House series ...Whipple’s book is packed with photographs, chapter-by-chapter background information and analysis, and a wealth of hands-on activities straight from the novels’ pages.” —Brandon Marie Miller, author of Women of the Frontier

Author Biography

Annette Whipple holds a BS in elementary education and has taught children and adults in various settings for more than 20 years. She is the creator of online resources for fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House book series. Visit her at She lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania.