We’ve added five new magazines for children and teens this week, perfect for keeping the whole family entertained as the holiday season approaches. From poetry for teens to stories to read with your toddler, Cicada, Cricket, Faces, Ask, and Ladybug collectively cover every age group. Read up on each one below, and find all five in the Kids & Parenting magazine category in your Texture app.

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Cricket magazine feeds the minds and imaginations of kids ages 9 to 14. Every issue is filled with stories, poems, puzzles, recipes, and science and nature articles – all designed to stimulate the imagination.


With contents, projects, experiments, games and puzzles for kids ages 7 to 10, Ask magazine helps them investigate the world with past and present inventors, artists, thinkers, and scientists.


Cicada is a literary magazine for teenagers and young adults who are passionate about the written word. Each issue offers high-quality fiction and thought provoking poetry.


Faces helps kids ages 9 to 14 understand how people around the world live. Each issue focuses on a different country or culture, including stories about daily life, folk tales, history and traditions.

Ladybug magazine opens the door to reading for kids ages 2 to 6. Each issue is designed with read-along in mind, and contains full-length stories as well as short, fun poems and pieces about animals, kids, imaginary creatures, and more.