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Very impressive children's magazine.

AdvantagesExceptionally high quality magaine that entertains as it educates and encourages children to think

DisadvantagesOnly available by subscription

"...I came across mention of AQUILA billed as "the magazine for children who enjoy a challenge". A bit of research shows this magazine was originally developed for "gifted and talented children". In fact I have found one private school boasting that they use this magazine for their gifted and talented programme - and I could easily see designing a monthly curriculum around this. The company states that their current position is as follows : "we hope that ..." Read review
21.10.2012

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Might even pull the kids away from the telly

AdvantagesKeep kids occupied for ages, lots of things to read and make and puzzles to do.

DisadvantagesOnly available by mail order subscription.

"...like a pen pal, and Aquila passes on the letters from the kids who answer them. This section is even administrated by a reader! On track – Sports facts, info and tips. Each magazine tends to have a theme, with lots of the features picking up on it. For example, September’s issue featuring WWII as a theme had a 2 page editorial piece about it, puzzles on the Fun with Maths and Brain Feeders sections tying in to it, websites about ..." Read review
11.01.2003

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read and see on screen. Take in the scientist's
view - is time travel really possible? And author
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astronaut when he grew up! Some great ideas on how
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interesting question, 'What makes a good piece of
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balls and follow our juggling tips. Also in this
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intelligent reading; a variety of factual
articles, puzzles and fun activities.  AQUILA
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*Tried and tested now for 18 years !

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