What Readers are Saying
I really love your magazine and eagerly await each issue. It really inspires and encourages me to dig deeper and—Isabel Hewgley, age 12, Arizona
I love Stone Soup because it is a magazine that says to kids that it is cool to be smart, creative, and artistic.-Julian Tutuncu-Macias, age 9,
I love reading other children’s creations and experiencing their experiences.—Daisy Chang, age 11, Hawaii
Thank you for providing an authentic outlet for student work. It has really motivated my students.—Sandra Sykora, teacher, Nebraska
I like your magazine so much that I always dream of publishing my story there.—Ray Huang, age 10, Washington
The Magazine for Creative Kids
Stone Soup is the magazine of creative writing by children ages 8 to 13. Stories and poems written by kids make Stone Soup unique. It inspires creative children. Once called “The New Yorker of the 8-to-13 set,” Stone Soup is a longtime favorite of teachers and homeschoolers. Founded in 1973.
The Stone Soup Project
Creative writing by children is at the center of Stone Soup Magazine and all its related activities, including books by kids, journals and sketchbooks, and beautiful prints of children’s art. Taken together, Stone Soup offers what you need to encourage the children in your life to read and to use writing and art for self-expression. As the leading publisher of creative writing by children for over forty years, Stone Soup has helped generations of children reach their creative potential.
Stone Soup Magazine and books by kids make ideal gifts for children who love to read. Stories by children provide classroom reading material and creative writing models for teachers and homeschoolers to use in their language arts programs. Writing projects are published in each edition of the iPad edition of Stone Soup.
In addition to publishing Stone Soup Magazine (print and iPad editions) and books by kids, Stone Soup offers journals, sketchbooks, and children’s art prints.
Anthologies, Journals, Sketchbooks,
Calendars, and Art Prints