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Aquila Magazine

Intelligent reading for curious kids:

Top-quality writing, Amazing puzzles & Brain-busting facts


Award-winning AQUILA magazine is designed for children of 8 – 14 years.

With over 30 years experience in educational publishing, every new topic contains a whole book’s-worth of reading.

Children’s Magazine Editor of the Year 2021 & 2022 —  AQUILA’s Editor Freya Hardy, “Gets adults as excited as children…” The British Society of Magazine Editors.
Written by experts, AQUILA’s monthly topics are designed to inspire children’s interest and imagination: thoughtful readers will develop a deeper understanding of our complex world.
Dive into AQUILA’s archive of 90+ fantastic back issue topics!
  • Summer Adventure
    July/August Double issue

    Summer Adventure

    Join AQUILA’s BIG summer adventure, solving puzzles along the way! Explore the history of the British Isles, have fun beach-combing and visit an ancient UK Rainforest.

  • Titanic
    September issue


    AQUILA investigates the ‘unsinkable’ RMS Titanic which sank on its maiden voyage over 100 years ago. PLUS: stunning modern-day cruise ships, amazing science, puzzles and readers letters.

Followed by: Witches - Fireworks! - Vikings


  • Delivered to your door each month
  • Exciting new topic every issue
  • Supports the school curriculum
  • Stimulating & creative screen-free fun
  • Witty & intelligent writing
  • Advert free

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About us

AQUILA HQ is right by the sea in sunny Eastbourne, East Sussex. We're a family-run business with a small editorial team expanded by expert writers and artists from around the globe and all working together to produce a special, quality publication each month. 

By subscription only, AQUILA is now in its 30th year with readers in around 100 countries. A new topic arrives 11 times a year with the summer holiday double-issue delivered in July.