Editor’s Note

This issue is unusual: it is made up of a novella (a short novel) and a cycle of poems. When I came across the novella Dancing in the Rain, I immediately sat up. I loved the clarity and simplicity with which Harper Miller, the author, set up scenes, not only creating a picture in my [...]

Editor’s Note


Dancing in the Rain (A Novella)

Dear Reader, Hi! My name is Harper Miller, and I want to be an author when I grow up. I live with my very old dog, Oscar, my Mom and Dad, and my little brother, Theo (with me in the picture above), who is three years younger than me. I started my book on May [...]

The Seasons (A Poetry Cycle)

Winter Birch trees so brown and white Glowing in the moonlight Shaking trees In the howling breeze The tall trees Have falling leaves There is a bird’s nest Where it will rest It is so tall So do not fall Sleds sliding the snow Santa comes with a ho Frozen ice starts melting into water [...]



Canadian Beach


Girl in the Shadows


Desert Abyss


Appealing Balloons


Dandelion in Black and White


Paper Birch Trees


Stone Soup Honor Roll: February 2019

Welcome to the Stone Soup Honor Roll! We receive hundreds of submissions every month by kids from around the world. Unfortunately, we can't publish all the great work we receive. So we created the Stone Soup Honor Roll. We commend all of these talented writers and artists and encourage them to keep creating. – The [...]