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Get ready for Illustoria #17: Senses with this brand-new catch-up bundle! Bring home our last two thrilling issues (Big & Small and Music) for one low price.

Explore our first-ever double issue, enter the invisible world of microorganisms, visit the World’s-Largest-Collection-of-the-Smallest-Versions-of-Things Museum, gaze at gigantic sculptures by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, read interviews with a music ethnologist and album cover artists, enjoy poems about underwater bands of rockin’ jellyfish, let Shawn Harris and Colin Meloy prove that anyone can be a musician, and enjoy two volumes of activities, comics, interviews, student writing, recipes, short stories, multi-generation collaborations, and more for young readers of all kinds in one convenient bundle as we look onwards towards the future.

Illustoria is an art and storytelling print magazine for all ages, suitable for readers as young as 6 years. Packed with stories, comics, DIY projects, and interviews orbiting a central theme—this magazine aims to incite curiosity and ignite creative response. It is the official publication of the International Alliance of Youth Writing Centers, publishing writing and art by young people alongside accomplished professionals.

For Issues 1-8, and to keep up on the latest news and blog updates, visit Illustoria #15 cover by Icinori, Illustoria #16 cover by Decur.

Praise for Illustoria magazine

Best Gifts for Nine-Year-Olds—Wirecutter

“The best kids art & storytelling magazine out there.”
Wendy MacNaughton, Draw Together

“[A] beautifully produced print magazine that invites young readers to revisit arresting pages again and again… Illustoria is a visual feast, with a focus on storytelling through art and literature. In addition to crafts and art projects, Illustoria presents stories through comics, and profiles illustrators, artists, and makers… [with] messages of compassion and inclusivity… bursting with creative ideas and inspiration.”
—“Our Favorite Gifts for 6- to 10-year-olds,” Wirecutter, The New York Times

“Each stunning issue is something you’ll proudly want to display on your bookshelf.”
— “20+ of the Coolest Magazines For Kids, From Toddlers to Tweens,” Mother

“This is the kind of magazine you keep on your bookshelves with your favorite books.”
Cece Bell, author of El Deafo

“It’s a rewarding offering that I hope sticks around for many years down the line.”
Julie Danielson, Kirkus Reviews, blogger of Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast

“[A] visually exciting magazine with a DIY attitude… offer[s] plentiful opportunities for engagement, while the quality artwork and inventive layouts are sure to inspire imaginative responses.”
School Library Journal

“Cover to cover, its content and aesthetics are smart, modern and engaging. Illustoria is a magazine I would’ve loved to have growing up.”
Michelle Sterling, Avery & Augustine