A Grandfather’s Greatest Christmas Gift

A Grandfather’s Greatest Christmas Gift

 

When he was a child in the 1940s, there were few places Harold Thorpe was happier than lost in the pages of a book.

Uncle Wiggly, The Wind in the Willows, Br’er Rabbit and Br’er Bear, Alice in Wonderland—and many comic book animal characters – those were some of my favorites.”

In 2004, when his first grandson was born, Harold sat down to write a children’s book in Wyatt’s honor.

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O’Shaughnessy Chronicles

O’Shaughnessy Chronicles

 

Based on Harold Thorpe’s own family history, the O’Shaughnessy Chronicles are a series of novels set in Iowa County, Wisconsin in the early-to-mid 20th Century.

Read on for synopses, reviews and to download free sample chapters.  

The epic story follows Will and Mary O’Shaughnessy from 1913 to the 1940s, as they raise a family, start an auto dealership and manage a farm.

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Good Friends Storybooks

Good Friends Storybooks

The Good Friends Storybooks for children mix adventure, quirky talking animals, gentle lessons about friendship, and Wisconsin history.

Wyatt’s Woods, published by Little Creek Press in 2013, was the first of Harold Thorpe’s gifts to his four grandchildren – “A Good Friends Storybook” for each of them.

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