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The Poet's Corner
Everybody has their own teddy to sleep with, but my sister couldn’t choose hers.We went from Toys RUs to Smyths and finally we found one that made her say “Ooo!”A big, fat toy penguin she called ‘Pingu’. Three weeks later I had nothing to do.Then a h
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Let’s Play
Ben started to daw these but then decided to go to the park. Can you help him to finish them? Can you spot twin brothers Sam and Sammy? Give Kalle the Kite some nice colours please.
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Thinking Is Fun
I like being outside because you can run for a long time and never stop. Seth (7 years old) The funniest thing is when my dog runs after a squirrel. He can’t climb up a tree so he gets annoyed! Eira (9 years old) My park has two ponds with black duck
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Park Search
Spot the hidden words from the list below. PARK PICNIC BENCH SWING TREES GRASS POND LEAVES PLAYGROUND ADVENTURE EXPLORE PUDDLES AUTUMN ■
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Little Editors
It’s free! It’s fun! To take part in fun drawing missions or to review books, simply check littleeditors.com or get a grown-up to send us an email at anorakmagazine@gmail.com with your name and age. Thank you! ■
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Who Says What?
Match the description to each of these park creatures. ■
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a DAY AT THE PARK
At Anorak, we believe that a life lived in a park is a happy life. We love our local one but wondered: what do other parks in other cities look like? We asked 5 of our artist friends from around the world to draw their favourite parks. Here they are!
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What Happens Next?
Draw here what Toyah the Tree ate last night. Toyah the tree had let out a massive burp. “Sorry about that, friends. Last night a few humans came by for a picnic and I ate too many…” ■
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Hutan Bandar
Hutan Bandar (Johor Bahru, Malaysia) by Elpiko ■
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I Spy
Can you spot how many of these dogs are called Oscar? ■
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A Day In… CENTRAL PARK
Central Park (New York, USA) by Tamisha Anthony ■
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Hop And Count
Add up all these numbers and write the result at the top. Answer: Hop and Count 33 Answer: Oscar 7 ■
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Parque Chacabuco
This is my nearest park, where my dog Coca and I walk every day. I decided to choose a spot and draw people and situations: there are lots of dogs and pigeons and people drinking mate (our favourite tea here in Argentina). Parque Chacabuco (Buenos Ai
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Draw This
ParkVille is missing some essentials. Help it to become the best park in the world by drawing: One old person walking their cat • Seven mushrooms Two puddles • Four trees • Swings ■
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Abbasağa Park
A few centuries ago, parks, then called the ‘lungs of the cities’, had very strict rules. For example, playing sports such as cricket or football wasn’t allowed and bands could only play classical music after 2pm. Ponds and lakes were often used as p
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Coded Message?
What is Barry the Bird saying? Use the symbols below to decode his important message. ■
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Welcome to Anorak Park
A park is not just a patch of green, a few trees and some swings. It is a magical place where we get to play, spot all sorts of creatures, meet human (and furry!) friends and marvel at amazing trees. Parks are found in all cities around the world. Th
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Code Breaker
Answer code breaker: lady Answer coded message: it's swings and roundabouts ■
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Parks!
Dear ANORAK friends, Spending an unusual amount of time at home this year has made us realise how much we love these special spaces even more. They are filled with fun creatures, wild plants and plenty of things to climb on. No, we don’t mean our bed
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That’s Wild
Some love them, some compare them to rats! Squirrels are part of the rodent family, but we think they are far more interesting than their cousins, with their bushy tails and their clever ways. As Winter approaches, they start collecting and burying a
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Anorak Magazine
Chief: Cathy Olmedillas Chief Designer & Illustrator: Ben Javens Cover Artist: Gaston Caba Sub Queen: Mia Anderson Make Queen: Julia Staite Research Pal: Oscar Olmedillas Anorak Illustration Crew in this issue includes: Tamisha Anthony, Shiori Saito,
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Hip Hip For Play
Parks are the perfect places to play. Here are some of our favourite, fun things to do when in a park. Spot butterflies or dragonflies Play a game of ‘spot red flowers’ Make a mud soup for the insects Do some cartwheels Take pictures of your favourit
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Easy Peasy Fun
Take a newspaper and cut out words from the big headlines to create your very own fun newspaper. Take an empty shoe box. Put inside it a picture of yourself, your favourite small toy and a note about who you are and what you do every day. Don’t forge
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Terrific Trees
Trees are everyone’s best friends. Here’s why. Trees are… life! They produce oxygen which help us (and animals) to breathe. They also store carbon which is the gas we don’t need much of. Isn’t that the kindest?! Trees are… homes! Trees harbour lots o
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Cooking Is Fun Cosy Pie
What you'll need: • 1kg of potatoes• 3 tbsp butter• 1 medium onion• 2 carrots• 100g of frozen garden peas• 2 cloves of garlic• 1 tin of brown lentils• 4 cups of vegetable stock• 2 tsp fresh thyme• Salt, pepper Peel the potatoes, cut them in half, put
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Draw This And That
Draw your favourite park here and share it with us by email at anorakmagazine@gmail.com. Thank you! ■
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Collecting Is Fun!
Postcards have existed for hundreds of years. There are so many different varieties of them, some small, some big. They show cities, monuments, buildings, famous parks or landscapes, celebrities, good wishes messages, or animals (cats!!). Yes, closer
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One issue is cool, but four or eight Happy Mags are LOTS BETTER! Each issue gets delivered straight to your bedroom door by manatees on roller skates*. And, MOST IMPORTANTLY OF ALL, you'll never miss one! Get an adult to visit our shop for more infor
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Words Are Fun!
To waste time when there’s actually lots to do. When Miss Severe - Elijah’s maths teacher - asked him why he hadn’t handed in his homework yet, he said: ‘I am sorry Miss, just had one of my lollygagging episodes.’ A person who talks a lot but makes n
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Wish You Were Here
Draw your dream holiday destinations inside each of these postcards. ■
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