Saturday Newsletter: May 13, 2017

This painting by a Jordanian child shows her mother standing in a room with a bowl on her head. In many cultures people walk carrying loads balanced on the top of their heads, which we find exotic. I have traveled to many places where the only people with backpacks, and the only people in torn […]

Saturday Newsletter: May 6, 2017

These two illustrations were commissioned by Editor Gerry Mandel for our upcoming July/August 2017 issue. On the left, an illustration by Catherine Chung, age 13, for her own story, “Welcome Aboard.” On the right, an illustration by Elena Delzer, age 13, for “A Horse Named Seamus.” Call to all young artists! There is going to […]

Saturday Newsletter: April 29, 2017

Your Saturday Stone Soup Newsletter — April 29, 2017 — Please share with the young readers in your family Stone Soup’s Advisors: Abby Austin, Mike Axelrod, Annabelle Baird, Jem Burch, Evelyn Chen, Juliet Fraser, Zoe Hall, Montanna Harling, Alicia and Joe Havilland, Lara Katz, Rebecca Kilroy, Christine Leishman, Julie Minnis, Jessica Opolko, Denise Prata, Logan Roberts, […]