Robert Drake

Robert Drake

Hosted by Kathy O'Connell and produced by Robert Drake, Kids Corner is a live, interactive radio show for children that has earned over 23 broadcasting awards including a George Foster Peabody Award and a Major Edwin Armstrong Award for Creative Use of Radio.

Peabody AwardCreated in January 1988 by WXPN-FM radio from the University of Pennsylvania, Kids Corner's primary mission continues to be one that provides a stimulating variety of educational and entertaining programs for children ages 5-13. The show enables children to get involved in interactive segments and demonstrate their knowledge, talent and abilities. In addition, it serves as a resource for parents, educators and professionals in child-related fields.

Kids Corner can be heard Mondays through Thursdays
from 7-8pm ET on:

88.5 WXPN-FM, Philadelphia PA
88.7 WXPN-FM Lancaster/Lebanon, PA 
99.7 WXPN-FM Harrisburg, PA 
104.9 WXPN-FM, Lehigh Valley, PA
91.9 Hackettstown, NJ 

and live worldwide on http://kidscorner.org

WXPN is the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots, and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. WXPN, the nationally recognized leader in Triple A radio and the premier guide for discovering new and significant artists in rock, blues, roots, and folk, is the non-commercial, member-supported radio service of the University of Pennsylvania. Besides producing Kids Corner, WXPN also produces World Cafe, public radio's most popular program of popular music hosted by David Dye and syndicated by NPR.

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The Kids Corner Book Club 

Girl Meets Ghost
by Lauren Barnholdt

Kinda Like Brothers
by Coe Booth

The Monster’s Ring
by Bruce Coville

Bunnicula
by Deborah and James Howe (Series)

Schooled
by Gordon Korman

The Book Of Bad Things
by Dan Poblocki