September 2015: The Victorians
Why is a scientist called a scientist? What exactly are your ‘never-mention-’ems’? Why did Queen Victoria own so many pugs?
Find the answers to all these questions and many more in our Virtuoso Victorians issue. Wordworm explores Victorian vernacular and EB takes a look at their (frankly rather odd) relationships with the animal kingdom. There is plenty to do too: construct a pinhole camera, make a puzzle purse and build your very own automaton, plus all the usual quizzes, brainfeeders and competitions. ‘Tis a veritable banquet for the imagination!