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Our Heroes’ Heroes
I could easily choose one hundred heroes who have made a big impact on me – anyone from Judy Garland to Tina Turner to Kate Bush to Muriel Matters to my mum! But I think if I have to choose just one for this moment right now it will be the singer Sad
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READER Reviews
by Enid Blyton (Hodder Children’s Books, £6.99) Review by Amber, age eleven Malory Towers is about life in a boarding school. Darrell Rivers is a courageous twelve-year-old girl who joins the school in the summer term of the first year and quickl
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Rachel Carson
Caring about the environment seems like common sense to most of us today, but can you imagine what it was like to be one of the first people to speak up on behalf of nature? That’s what Rachel Carson did – and she had a hard fight to make others unde
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Scoop
Malorie Blackman, Herbie Brennan, Lauren Child, James Doyle, Abi Elphinstone, The Etherington Brothers and David Follett, Tiffany Francis-Baker, Sophie Green, Sophy Henn, Jenny Jacoby, Catherine Johnson, Manya Kulak, Paul McNamee, Sarah Odedina, Jose
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Alpine Warriors
Throughout the ages many animals have been used by armies as soldiers or spies, but in the year of 218 BC, the famous warrior Hannibal used animals so dramatically that its story is still told today, when he reignited a bitter battle with his oldest
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CLOUDE ACADEMY: A Sidekick Story
Peril Perception: that sense that something bad is happening, or is about to happen. All superheroes get it, even sidekicks, and at this moment it’s crashing over me like a wave. I look around the library . . . everyone has felt it; something seismic
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Inventive Heroes
The IET received over a hundred amazing entries, which were shortlisted and judged by a panel of experts, including multiple world cycling champion Mark Cavendish, IET President Peter Bonfield and the current IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year, Yin
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Scientist Or Gardener: Who Is The Real Hero?
If you travelled through eighteenth century Britain, you would see adults with deep pockmarked scars on their faces. Men would have craggy faces, cratered like the moon. Ladies would use heavy make-up to smooth over the holes, filling them in like a
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Big Hearts And Curious Minds: The Literary Children I Love
Unique characters are at the very heart of the stories I write and the books I love to read. There’s no point journeying into wonderful new literary worlds if you don’t enjoy the company of the characters who populate them, and it doesn’t matter how
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Scoop
Dear Scoop people, It’s a wonderful honour for me to be asked to contribute to Scoop. I’ve loved this magazine for a long time. I am normally editor of The Big Issue magazine. Some of you may know it. It’s a different sort of magazine as it’s sold o
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Junior Editor RHIONA
Junior Editor, Rhiona, age ten, lives in Doncaster. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR LIFE AND INTERESTS? Hi, my name is Rhiona I am t en years old. My favourite hobbies are reading, gardening, all sports and sewing. Out of every sport, cricket has got t
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Our Cover Illustrator
David is an Australian illustrator and storyboard artist. He creates award-winning science fiction adventure graphic novels for readers of all ages. www.scoopthemag.co.uk www.patreon.com/davidfollett INSTAGRAM: @davefollettdraws ■
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My Hero: PIPPI LONGSTOCKING
I discovered Pippi Longstocking when I was eight or nine, and I became obsessed with her and this fictional place, which represented pure freedom and an escape from conventional thinking. It is her ability to be herself – utterly and absolutely –that
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Guest Editor Paul McNamee
What do you think the definition of a hero is? Somebody who gives of their best. Never selfish but thinking of others first, and always looking out for others. That can be the hardest thing to do. Who inspired you when you were little? My parents.
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Chiddingstone Short Story Competition Winner THE LUCKY PRINCE
Once upon a time in a time in a kingdom far, far away there lived a prince, a prince as thick as a plank of wood. You see, most fairy tales are filled with vulnerable women and charming men but that’s usually not the case because in the real world th
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What Is A Hero ?
Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, and all kinds of people. People who look just like you and who do exceptional and wonderful things. People who help others, people who make a difference to the world, people who don’t accept the status quo and wh
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LAGOS Nigeria
Tell us a little about yourself. My name is Fareedah and I am eleven years old. My hobbies are swimming, making bracelets and reading. Where do you live? I live in a small town called Ogudu in central Lagos, Nigeria. I live in a four-bedroom terra
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Scoop Heroes
My hero is my great grannie, Patricia Michaelson-Yeates, who was a Nightingale Nurse during the war, and looked after all the soldiers who were injured, which is how she met my great grandfather. She trained at St. Thomas’s Hospital during the Blitz,
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Milan Italy
Tell us a little about yourself. Hello, I’m Ada. I’m nearly six years old. Where do you live? What’s the name of your city and country? I live in Italy, in a city called Milan. Milan is equally close to the Alps, where I ski, and to the Mediterran
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The World’s Richest Hero And The World’s Bravest Cat
They never knew each other. They never met each other. They never even heard of each other. But of these two nautical heroes only one received a medal … In 1915, New Yorker Alfred Vanderbilt was arguably the world’s richest man, having inherited a fa
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No- Cook Recipe Tricolore Salad
270g small tomatoes1 extra large ripe and ready avocado8 slices of buffalo mozzarella2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil6-8 fresh basil leaves 1 Wash the tomatoes. Drain and cut into halves. 2 Slice the avocado into long strips and layer on a large servi
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Young Stem Heroes
Demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as gloves, masks and visors, has been huge during the coronavirus pandemic. Eight-year-old Nahla-Rose was horrified when she heard that there wasn’t enough PPE for all healthcare workers. So, using
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Q&A WITH PIZAZZ
WHAT SHOULD THE SCOOP READERS KNOW ABOUT BEING SUPER? Well, it’s not easy. YOUR FAMILY ARE ALL SUPERS TOO, WHO HAS THE COOLEST POWERS? We can all fly, (except for my annoying little sister, Red Dragon, hahaha!), but on top of that we all have our
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The Real Eden Devine Needs My Help!
It was like watching music itself turn into a human being! That’s how amazing Eden Devine’s dancing was. The boy was only six songs into his concert and he’d already done most of his famous moves. The backward-slide. The side-slide. The spin. The hig
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SCOOP Club
Dear Team Scoop, This is my map that has pins from the 800 happy birthdays I received from around the world via the ‘Housebound with kids’ Facebook page. It’s been amazing researching all the different places, and learning about time zones etc. fro
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Kwame Nkrumah
KWAME NKRUMAH WAS BORN IN THE SOUTH WEST OF GHANA IN 1909 WHEN GHANA WAS RULED BY BRITAIN AND WAS CALLED THE GOLD COAST. HIS FATHER WORKED AS A GOLDSMITH IN A TOWN FAR AWAY FROM HIM AND HIS MOTHER. WHEN HE WAS THREE NKRUMAH AND HIS MUM TRAVELLED TO
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Dear DOCTOR
Dear Reading Doctor, For my birthday, my brother gave me loads of old comics with superheroes in them. The best bits in the comics are about how the superheroes became super ... like how Spider-Man got powers when he was bitten by a spider, and how t
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Junior Editor AMBER
CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOUR LIFE AND INTERESTS? I live on a farm so I’m lucky to have lots of space around me, particularly in lockdown. At the moment we are allowed to go for runs and bike rides if we keep our disance from people. But I miss my frie
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Scoop
Dear Scoopsters, Greetings to all active healthy heroes! It is an honour to be the guest editor of this Sport issue of Scoop. It’s funny, on my road to becoming part of the Team GB volleyball team at the 2012 Olympics, I had to practise every day at
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LONDON England ROME Italy
Tell us a little about yourself – what’s your name and age? My name is Frida and I am ten years old. Where do you live? I live in London in the UK. What is your family like? I have a mum and a dad and two younger brothers. They are all weird but
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