Author: Jane Petrlik Smolik
Through dozens of original puzzles, kids learn about the Thimble Islands, Long Island Sound, Nathan Hale, America's first cookbook, Noah Webster, Mystic Seaport, nutmeg recipes and many of Connecticut's famous philanthropists and storytellers. This lively workbook weaves history, geography and culture as well as legends and even some local recipes into crossword puzzles, mazes, word searches, criss crosses and logic games.
Jane Petrlik Smolik grew up in Cape Elizabeth, Maine and holds a degree in psychology from the University of Miami. A former vice president of municipal bond trading, she has authored In and Out of Portland With Children and The Great State of Maine Activity Book through her own MidRun Press.