Stone Soup is the beloved international magazine of writing and art by children, founded in 1973. Stone Soup’s four decade tradition of publishing inspiring stories and poems, thoughtful book reviews, and sparkling artwork by kids continues online. As of July 2017, Stone Soup is published online eleven times per year: monthly from September through June, with a combined July/August issue. Your can read online at our website, or download one of our apps to enjoy Stone Soup offline at your leisure. Twenty years of back issues are also available as part of your subscription – every story, every poem, every book review published.
Stone Soup opens up a greater world of children’s creativity, with bonus material – all by and for children – published year round:
Music compositions and performances
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Please note: We no longer publish a print edition of the magazine: May/June 2017 was the last printed issue mailed to subscribers. However, online subscribers may download a formatted PDF of each issue and print it at home. We will also publish a printed book, the Stone Soup Annual, for an additional subscription fee.
Stone Soup is published by the Children’s Art Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization.
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