Inside issue 2

Exclusive Kookie reader interview with JESSICA WATSON, the youngest person to sail solo, nonstop around the world • RAD GIRLS who are super sporty, including rock climber Angie Scarth-Johnson (13), shot-putter Ashlyn Blackstock (13) and table tennis player Anna Hursey (11) • CHANGING ROOMS, easy tips for the best bedroom makeover • MEERA’S ART LESSON, a short story about creative courage by Caitlin Smith, illustrated by Sandra Eterovic • SINK OR SWIM, a comic about friendship and finding your groove by Sarah Millman • GIVE IT A GO, how to get started with geocaching • HERO OF HISTORY Jeanne Baret, a botanist who disguised herself as a man to explore the world, in an illustrated story by Madeleine Karutz • MAKE IT, a no-sweat, no-sew, super-easy tote bag • pull-out MINI POSTER by illustrator Lesley Vamos

Plus regulars

DEBATE, should you have to work for your pocket money? • CHANGE IT, kids consider the issue of fast fashion • GROAN, readers share their most embarrassing moments • ASK CATHY problem page • PET PALS • COLOURING PAGE • QUIZ • PUZZLES + lots more!