About Stone Soup

Stone Soup Magazine
November 2018

Stone Soup is the literary magazine and website written and illustrated by kids through age 13. Now in its 45th year, Stone Soup has been inspiring children to read, write and create their own artworks for publication in our Magazine and Annual, or on our blog. As an educational charity, we rely on subscriptions and donations to fund our work.

Subscribers to stonesoup.com get full access to Stone Soup, including:

  • Access to the eleven issues published online each year
  • Blog posts from our growing group of young bloggers
  • Book reviews by our young readers
  • Every story from twenty years of back issues (more than 2,500 pages of reading)
  • Downloadable PDFs of current and past issues
  • Music compositions by kids
  • Graphic art by kids
  • Educator resources
  • Stone Soup author interviews
  • Contests
    …and more.

Why subscribe to Stone Soup online?

There are many things that Stone Soup can do for you and the children in your life:

  • Encourage reading
  • Inspire writing
  • Inspire artistic endeavors
  • Give young creators a real sense of achievement when they make Honor Roll or publication
  • Get kids involved in an an international project

Stone Soup also provides a valuable teaching resource for homeschoolers and classroom teachers


Print options available in the stonesoupstore.com include:

  • The Stone Soup Annual, a beautiful full-color book in which we publish every issue from the year, plus a selection of our other materials (also available in a bundle with digital access)
  • One-off copies of monthly issues
  • A series of themed anthologies—books of stories from Stone Soup brought together in thematic collections

We also have a magnificent collection of children’s art which we sell as high quality color prints at our online store.

Stone Soup is published by the nonprofit 501C(3) Children’s Art Foundation. Founded in 1973 and now with 45 years of creative output by children, your support helps us continue our mission of supporting the writers and artists of the future.


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