Inside issue 9

Exclusive reader interview with circus performer KAZUHA IKEDA • RAD GIRLS in art • FRIENDS FOREVER, advice on making friendships last • How to predict the FUTURE • A SHED OF OUR OWN, a short story by Kita Mitchell, illustrated by Hannah Lock • COMIC, Etta and Olive discover that magic isn’t everything • GIVE IT A GO, climbing! • HEROES OF HISTORY, the Trung sisters, Vietnam’s first freedom fighters in an illustrated life story by Madeleine Karutz • QUIZ, what’s your power? • Pull-out DIY BOARD GAME

Plus regulars

DEBATE, should kids be allowed to vote in government elections? • CHANGE IT, saving energy (and protecting the planet) • GROAN, readers share their most embarrassing moments • ASK CATHY problem page • PET PALS • COLOURING PAGE • BOOKS • PUZZLES + lots more!