Kid’s Corner – Where are you from?

Kid’s Corner – Where are you from?

“I wish that I could find some clothes to wear for the play. Mother said they’d be different from mine. She said that Sophia wore frontier clothing, whatever that is.” –Aubrey’s Attic   In Aubrey’s Attic, nine-year-old Aubrey lands the role of Sophia Grignon in...
Kid’s Corner – Historical Games

Kid’s Corner – Historical Games

What games did your great-grandparents play outside at lunchtime or during gym class? Play, Comprising Games for the Kindergarten, Playground, Schoolroom and College, a book for teachers in 1920, lists lots of games you might not have heard of today, but that look...
Kid’s Corner- Historical Dressup

Kid’s Corner- Historical Dressup

Halloween is coming at the end of this month. This is a good time to explore costume ideas! Take yourself back in time with a historical dress-up day. Filling a box or dresser drawer with fun, old clothes doesn’t have to cost much. Vintage clothing stores, antique...
New Goodfriends Storybook

New Goodfriends Storybook

Bellamy’s Ball, the latest in the Goodfriends Storybooks series is now available to order from Little Creek Press. Like Harold Thorpe’s other children’s chapter books, Bellamy’s Ball is set in Wisconsin and draws on Wisconsin history while it...
Door County with Kids

Door County with Kids

Door County is the setting of Wyatt’s Woods, a children’s chapter book written by Harold William Thorpe and published in 2013 by Little Creek Press. Harold William Thorpe’s grandchildren have some favorite places to visit in Door County, Wisconsin. Using...