Inside this issue

Exclusive interview with gymnast and triple gold-medal Special Olympian, ELLEN MAHER  •  RAD GIRLS put play at the heart of their day  •  MONEY SENSE, with advice on how to spend, save and share!  •  MAKE IT, tin can lanterns look great and are so easy to make  •  RACE TO THE FINISH, a short story by Elle McNicoll with illustrations by Viola Wang  •  HAPPY DAYS, join kids around the world in a unique letter-writing project  •  HEAVY SHOULDERS, a comic by Jayde Perkin about carrying the worries of the world  •  GIVE IT A GO, discover tai chi  •  HERO OF HISTORY, meet Dr James Barry in an illustrated life story by Madeleine Karutz  •  QUIZ, how money smart are you?  •  Pull-out POSTER by Tonia Composto …

Plus regulars

DEBATE, is it okay to skip school to take part in a protest?  •  CHANGE IT, all about deforestation and what we can do to protect forests  •  GROAN, readers share their most embarrassing moments!  •  ASK CATHY problem page  •  PET PALS  •  COLOURING PAGE  •  BOOK REVIEWS  •  PUZZLES + lots more!