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Please note: this shirt is a preorder. All shirts will send midsummer, while supplies last. For just the glow-in-the-dark T-shirt, click here. To subscribe to Illustoria sans shirt, click here.

Get ready to burst with excitement like the brightest firework in the night sky. To celebrate our first-ever glow-in-the-dark T-shirt AND our first-ever glow-in-the-dark cover, we’ve got an extra-limited-time subscription combo for young readers (and the people who love them) everywhere! Get YUK FUN’s striking and whimsical glow-in-the-dark shirt, three issues of the beloved and acclaimed Illustoria magazine, and a set of incandescent stickers for just one exceedingly reasonable price. Printed by our dear friends and neighbors at Babylon Burning—this deep blue shirt is guaranteed to be THE slumber party fashion statement of the summer (for young and old alike). Delight your friends, stun your enemies, and grab this combo while you still can!

Here’s what readers will receive first:

Illustoria #20: Mystery
Prepare to be awed by Illustoria #20: Mystery featuring a glow-in-the-dark cover by Cátia Chien. In this issue, explore the hidden and unexplained wonders of the globe. Discover all things mysterious, from insect communication to why zebras have stripes. Ponder childhood myths with guest curator Isabel Roxas and her troupe of illustrators. Make a Middle Ages-era puzzle and an alien toast snack. Learn about the strange behavior of the pink glow worm and green sea slug. Plus, read creative writing from young folks, interviews with youth activists, and much more.

Illustoria 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

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

IMPORTANT LOGISTICAL INFORMATION: all shirt combo subscriptions will begin with Issue #20: Mystery. Subscriptions to Illustoria magazine automatically renew after three issues. In the event of any future rate changes, we will notify you via email. If you’d like to cancel your subscription at any time prior to its auto-renewal, you can log in to your account and adjust your subscription settings. Or send an email to with the subject line “End Illustoria Autorenew.” Refunds will be accepted only up until the first issue of your renewal is shipped. Any subscription purchased with the “gift” option marked at checkout will not be enrolled in autorenew.

International shipping costs for a three-issue subscription: $30

Giving this subscription as a gift? Click here to download an official printable PDF gift notice.