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Cover issue 9
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I was very lucky to persuade Jeremy Norton to do the cover for this issue. He really conveys the intrigue and curiosity that sums up the...

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Poetry issue 9
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Stew’s poetry page is proving popular with readers and writers, as many people are sending in their poems. Keep them coming! Thanks to Dom Conlon for his terrific poem about an evil doctor, accompanied by a brilliant illustration from Jools...

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Science issue 9
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As antibiotics lose their potency, the race is on to find effective medicine to treat superbugs. An excellent illustration by Heloise O’Donoghue accompanies this...

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Arts issue 9
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From Winnie the Pooh to Harry Potter, a surprisingly wide range of children’s books have been banned around the world. Thanks to Amanda Pike for her stunning...

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World affairs
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We look at the remarkable Badjao people, whose seafaring life is in peril. The brilliant artwork is by award-winning Dave...

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Inspiring heroes
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Our new series about inspiring people, many of who are not widely known or have been forgotten. This issue we look at the work of Cambodian-born Phymean Noun. Thanks to Natalie Adams for her wonderfully inspiring...

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Agony aunt issue 9
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Our ever-popular page of problems and worries experienced by young people, expertly answered by professional counsellor Catherine Smart and superbly illustrated by Sian...

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Issue 8
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There was a bit of a lull before issue 8 appeared, but I hope the wait was worth it for readers. For me, as editor, the delay was frustrating, but the quality of illustration in this issue is among the best I’ve published in Stew¬†– not least this superb cover by Josh J...

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