Friday, 22 February 2013

Supernova volume 2.3: press release

Supernova, the mag for curious kids
volume 2.3

Supernova vol. 2.3 marks a year and half of amazing magazines published for children. We set out to inform and entertain children all over South Africa on a variety of subjects to foster a culture of tolerance towards others, as well as responsibility towards the environment. By achieving this goal, we have thus far only received compliments from our subscribers:

We believe that your publication is of high interest to school librarians in terms of both the magnificently produced paper copy and [your] Internet connectivity.”
Priscilla BeetonTeacher-LibrarianHerschel Girls School - Preparatory

Now it is a highlight each time the new magazine is dropped off at school. We use the magazine extensively for so many things.”
Brigitte Theunissen
Head – Senior Prep
Waterkloof House Preparatory School

I do feel your mag has a place in every 10 - 13 year old's home.”
Marilynn Berrington
Girls' Prep School Librarian
St Stithians Girls' Prep.

We received the 7th issue today! Lisa has been quiet for most of the afternoon and reading Supernova... I’m so glad we are subscribed to it after meeting you guys at Sci-Enza. As an ex-science teacher, the things you publish, lie close to my heart.”
Riekie Kruger
Individual subscriber

Editor Andrea Vermaak states, “I feel that, with each issue thus far, we have reached our goals to cover a wide variety of interesting topics, as well as to inspire children 'to become active and responsible world citizens'. I believe that there are great things to look forward to, regarding the future of Supernova.”

Here is a taste of what you can look forward to in the next issue of Supernova:
  • Busy bees
  • The Republic of Ireland
  • Fascinating phases of the Moon
  • To frack or not to frack?
  • Flower power
  • Wakeboarding

To subscribe:

Tel: +27 12 342 5347

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Note to Editors:
Supernova, the mag for curious kids

Supernova is an educational magazine which is targeted at children between the ages of 9 and 14. Through this bi-monthly publication, BK Publishing aims to make children aware of issues which affect them, their community and the environment, by giving them tools and inspiration to become active and responsible world citizens. The content of the magazine is fun, informative and entertaining and focuses on subjects such as ecology, history, sports, science, world cultures, arts and social issues. The magazine loosely follows and enhances the school curriculum and is used by educators as a class resource. The magazine is hand-illustrated and carefully designed to keep children engaged with the information. 

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