The Laura Ingalls Wilder Companion (Paperback)

A Chapter-by-Chapter Guide

By Annette Whipple

Chicago Review Press, 9781641601665, 240pp.

Publication Date: August 4, 2020

List Price: 18.99*
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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.

About the Author

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.