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Learning to Make Invisible Inks and Other Projects from The Young Gentleman’s and Lady’s Magazine (1799)
If you are interested in learning more about how adults have tried to keep children from being bored by dreaming up interesting projects, this post about a pioneering magazine for children may be of interest.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, students feed cake to a monkey, an athletic meet for Chinese students is held on campus, and more.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a dean dreams of pretty postcards, the natural history museum receives a significant donation of specimens, and more.
The hero of Haroun and the Sea of Stories is the son of Rashid Khalifa, a storyteller his admirers call “Rashid the Ocean of Notions” and his detractors, the “Shah of Blah.” When Haroun tries to get a straight answer …
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the College treasurer defends himself against rumors of embezzlement, a new graduate meets an untimely end, and more.
This post is part of a series about items currently on exhibition at Mudd Library as part of “Princeton 275.” In this series, we go in-depth about selected items on display to let you know more about the story behind them and …
Just posted! An interview with graphic novelist Victoria Ying, creator of City of Secrets and its sequel, City of Illusion.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, an alum encourages political revolution, a newspaper speculates on the reasons 32 Princeton students have flunked, and more.
“A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.” Carl Sandburg, Remembrance Rock (1948), chapter 2. At first the infant, Mewling and puking in his nurse’s arms.” Shakespeare, As You Like It, (1599), II. vii.
Get ready for the coolest possible way to get some steps in. In late spring, a curious ad popped up in Katie's social media. It was a call for adventure, one that Katie answered with her intrepid pup, Finley.
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a student vows to eat no more lobsters, an athlete wins a significant award, and more.
If few people consider cold-blooded beasts cuddly, how can authors and illustrators of children’s books make them more appealing? Last summer, the blog ran a post to try raising the profile of reptiles with a selection of picture books starring …
Can you tiptoe your tiger through the forest without making a sound?
In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a material shortage forever alters a Princeton tradition, an alum is forced to take charge, and more.
Count on Deborah Hopkinson, a distinguished author of children’s non-fiction, to take on the challenge of introducing two giants of American culinary herstory in picture book biographies. Her subjects are Amelia Simmons, whose American Cookery (1796) was the first of …
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