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Volume 5, Issue 1 (January 2018)

Happy New Year ... Happy Reading!


This month's features also include:

  • Backstage with Nathan Lane
  • Dan Santat Creates an Inspiring Postscript to a Beloved Nursery Rhyme
  • Katherine Paterson Recounts a Little-Known Literacy Campaign  
  • One to Watch: Jeff Ward
  • One Warm Coat Aims to Reach 1 Million in Need
  • Behind the Mic: Adam McArthur
  • Mustaches for Maddie: An Inspiring Story of Courage and Compassion
  • Twice Upon a Time: Giving Old Tales New Life
  • Richard Valicek Invites Readers into a 23rd Century World of Fantasy
  • Q&A with Elly Mackay

Also inside: Nick's review of Star Wars: The Last Jedi 

Be sure to check out our 2017 Royal Dragonfly Book Awards winners and Conrad's Classroom: A Walk in the Woods

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Honor Roll

Story Monsters Ink® has been named among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services.

  • Gold Award Recipient, Mom’s Choice Awards
  • Named among the “great magazines for kids and teens” by School Library Journal.
  • 2016 Irwin Award winner for “Best Publisher of a Literary Magazine” and “Best Editorial Director”


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