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January issue: are sharks really cold-blooded killers – or do they just get a bad rap? Read about Giant Greenland sharks that can live for 500 years and discover why some sharks are good at maths. PLUS: the surprising evolution of swimwear, and a shark-themed Taskmaster kid’s challenge from Alex Horne!

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Why choose AQUILA?

Now in its 30th year of publication, AQUILA is a unique, award-winning children’s publication. The magazine is produced in the UK and has readers in 90 countries across the globe. The monthly topics are an entertaining mix of serious facts and fantastic fun. 

Top quality writing

Every month, AQUILA editor Freya Hardy and her team of writers work their magic to create an exciting learning adventure for curious young minds.

Learn playfully!

Whatever the topic, AQUILA is joyful and full of fun. In this happy environment learning just happens along the way, and adults enjoy getting involved too.

Exciting monthly topics

AQUILA has published hundreds of topics over the years. From Time Travel to Chocolate, each one covers S.T.E.M, history, English, maths, science, art and philosophy.

AQUILA Readers

Our letters pages are special: here a community of like-minded kids can share their theories, favourite books, everyday adventures and much, much more.

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What's inside?

Take a peek inside our December issue, Science of Stars. Each issue brings a brand new topic, coming up in 2024: Sharks, Artifical Intelligence, The Feel Good Issue, The Romans, Mega Maths, Rainforests and Vikings.

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