ILLUSTORIA #17: SENSES
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Dip, dive, revel, roam, and deeply immerse yourself in the visual, tasty, and sumptuous feast that is Illustoria #17: Senses. Peel back the cover, listen to the colors… and see for yourself!
Learn more about Michael DeForge in our cover artist interview, and meet guest curator Lauren Tamaki, who invited four new artists to envision their personal “Garden of Earthly Delights.” Cook up ideas for tactile adventures with Dog Chef, and hear Broccoli Guy talk about ways to enjoy rainbow carrots. Visit our DIY sensory corner for tips on crafting a calm mood, and listen to our playlist recommendations as you absorb and revel among these pages.
Illustoria is a print magazine for creative kids & their grownups. We celebrate visual storytelling, makers, and DIY culture through stories, art, comics, interviews, crafts, and activities. Our high-quality, triannual publication is geared toward readers ages 6-12 and the young at heart. Illustoria is the official publication of the International Alliance of Youth Writing Centers, publishing writing and art by young people alongside accomplished professionals.
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—The New York Times
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—School Library Journal
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