Stone Soup Blog

Stone Soup Magazine
September 2017

This blog is written by Stone Soup editorial staff and guest bloggers who are Stone Soup readers, writers, parents and teachers. If you would like to blog about children’s writing, art, music composition — anything creative — then please write to us.

““Potatoes again?” groaned Jasper, Sam’s eight-year-old cousin”. Illustrator Anton Dymtchenko, 13, for ‘Shepherd of Stonehenge‘ by...

Guiseppe Arcimboldo, ‘Vertumnus’, the Roman God of the seasons, c. 1590-1. Skokloster Castle, Sweden. A note from William Rubel Our...

September issue now online! read it here Cover Photograph for the September, 2017 Special Poetry issue. ‘Satyrs’, by Laura...

Here is your sample PDF of the September, 2017 Poetry issue. This is the first few pages of the issue. You will be able to purchase the full PDF as part of the...

  Deadlines, recipes and a September poem… A note from William Rubel   “OK, Francie, finished changing my...

“Letting out a sigh of relief he began to fill his basket” Anna Welch, 13 Published In Stone Soup March/April...

“It cocked its head expectantly. Did it want me to follow it?” Illustration by Joan He, 13 for “Owl Eyes” by Noa Wang,...

“Whenever Bryan was batting, he always had a feeling of excitement burst right through him” Illustrator Alicia Betancourt, 13, for The Montana...

“Then I started going down slowly to the ground and I stopped at Vietnam” Martin Taylor, 12 Published July/August 2002, illustrating Hungry, by...

I am often asked, are there Stone Soup authors who have gone on to be published writers? The answer is, yes. We...

Here is a PDF of the short story Babette’s Feast by Isak Dinesen. See the Stone Soup Saturday Newsletter for September 16, 2017, for some...

Here are just a few websites and programs that can be helpful for teaching creative writing for students. From lesson plans to book suggestions, these websites...

Planet with Five Suns Vika Sycheva, 8 A note from the team William...

Rachel Alana Fomer Stone Soup Illustrator Rachel Alana, Artist and Former Stone Soup...

The Hunting Season, a novel By Tara Prakash Buy from Amazon.com A Note from William...

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July 1, 2017 Stone Soup is now Digital + App + printable PDF + print Annual “We all miss Papa, it’s so hard to move on without him…”An illustration from...

A note from William Rubel The fabulous July/August issue of Stone Soup has just been published online. I...

This writing activity is based on a funny Kurt Vonnegut lecture on the shape of stories. In this project, students learn to develop compelling narratives by...

Profile of a Guardian, by Hannah Parker, age 11 Forthcoming issue, Stone Soup Magazine The Art of...

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